# Convert 5 mcg to ag

In this article I will show you how to convert 5 micrograms into attograms. Throughout the explanation below I might also call it 5 mcg to ag. They are the same thing!

## How to Convert Micrograms to Attograms

A microgram is greater than a attogram. I know that a mcg is greater than a ag because of something called conversion factors.

Put very simply, a conversion factor is a number that can be used to change one set of units to another, by multiplying or dividing it. So when we need to convert 5 micrograms into attograms, we use a conversion factor to get the answer.

The conversion factor for mcg to ag is:

1 mcg = 1000000000000 ag

Now that we know what the conversion factor is, we can easily calculate the conversion of 5 mcg to ag by multiplying `1000000000000` by the number of micrograms we have, which is 5.

5 x 1000000000000 = 5000000000000 ag

So, the answer to the question "what is 5 micrograms in attograms?" is 5000000000000 ag.

## Micrograms to Attograms Conversion Table

Below is a sample conversion table for mcg to ag:

Micrograms (mcg) Attograms (ag)
0.0110000000000
0.1100000000000
11000000000000
22000000000000
33000000000000
55000000000000
1010000000000000
2020000000000000
5050000000000000
1001.0E+14
10001.0E+15

## Best Conversion Unit for 5 mcg

Sometimes when you work with conversions from one unit to another, the numbers can get a little confusing. Especially when dealing with really large numbers.

I've also calculated what the best unit of measurement is for 5 mcg.

To determine which unit is best, I decided to define that as being the unit of measurement which is as low as possible, without going below 1. Smaller numbers are more easily understood and can make it easier for you to understand the measurement.

The best unit of measurement I have found for 5 mcg is micrograms and the amount is 5 mcg.