Math Definitions - Letter K


Definition of Kilogram

Definition of Kilogram

A kilogram is a measure of mass. There are 1,000 grams in a kilogram.

The abbreviation for kilogram is kg.

Flour and sugar are often sold in 1 kg bags, so you can think of a kilogram as the mass of a bag of flour or sugar.

If your grandparents are talking about weights in pounds, you can translate what they're saying into kilograms by remembering that 1 kilogram is approximately 2.205 pounds.


The aim of this dictionary is to provide definitions to common mathematical terms. Students learn a new math skill every week at school, sometimes just before they start a new skill, if they want to look at what a specific term means, this is where this dictionary will become handy and a go-to guide for a student.


Year 1 to Year 12 students

Learning Objectives

Learn common math terms starting with letter K

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Added on: 6th Feb 2018

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