Convert 50 w to gw

In this article I will show you how to convert 50 watts into gigawatts. Throughout the explanation below I might also call it 50 w to gw. They are the same thing!

How to Convert Watts to Gigawatts

A watt is smaller than a gigawatt. I know that a w is smaller than a gw 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 50 watts into gigawatts, we use a conversion factor to get the answer.

The conversion factor for w to gw is:

1 w = 1.0E-9 gw

Now that we know what the conversion factor is, we can easily calculate the conversion of 50 w to gw by multiplying 1.0E-9 by the number of watts we have, which is 50.

50 x 1.0E-9 = 5.0E-8 gw

So, the answer to the question "what is 50 watts in gigawatts?" is 5.0E-8 gw.

Watts to Gigawatts Conversion Table

Below is a sample conversion table for w to gw:

Watts (w) Gigawatts (gw)
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Best Conversion Unit for 50 w

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 50 w.

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 50 w is watts and the amount is 50 w.