# Convert 500 lb to mg

In this article I will show you how to convert 500 pounds into milligrams. Throughout the explanation below I might also call it 500 lb to mg. They are the same thing!

## How to Convert Pounds to Milligrams

A pound is greater than a milligram. I know that a lb is greater than a mg 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 500 pounds into milligrams, we use a conversion factor to get the answer.

The conversion factor for lb to mg is:

1 lb = 453592 mg

Now that we know what the conversion factor is, we can easily calculate the conversion of 500 lb to mg by multiplying `453592` by the number of pounds we have, which is 500.

500 x 453592 = 226796000 mg

So, the answer to the question "what is 500 pounds in milligrams?" is 226796000 mg.

## Pounds to Milligrams Conversion Table

Below is a sample conversion table for lb to mg:

Pounds (lb) Milligrams (mg)
0.014535.92
0.145359.2
1453592
2907184
31360776
52267960
104535920
209071840
5022679600
10045359200
1000453592000

## Best Conversion Unit for 500 lb

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 500 lb.

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 500 lb is kilograms and the amount is 226.796 kg.