## 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**## centigram

**Centigram** is a subdivision of the

**gram** unit. The

**centi** prefix stands for 0.01 therefore, 1 centigram = 0.01 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 centigram is

**cg**