## hectogram

**Hectogram** is a multiple of the

**gram** unit. The

**hecto** prefix stands for 100 therefore, 1 hectogram = 100 gram units.

**Gram** is a unit of measurement of mass (weight). The definition for gram is the following:

One gram is equal to 1/1000th of a kilogram.

The symbol for hectogram is

**hg**## decigram

**Decigram** is a subdivision of the

**gram** unit. The

**deci** prefix stands for 0.1 therefore, 1 decigram = 0.1 gram units.

**Gram** is a unit of measurement of mass (weight). The definition for gram is the following:

1 decigram is equal to 1/10th or 0.1 grams.

The symbol for decigram is

**dg**