# What is the basic unit of mass in the metric system

There are many systems of measurement in the world that are used to measure different types of quantities.

## Answer: The basic unit of mass in the metric system is the gram.

Of all the systems of measurement, the metric system is the most widely regarded and accepted system.

**Explanation:**

The gram can be converted into kilograms or milligrams depending on the quantity of measurement.

1 kilogram = 1000 grams

### Hence, the basic unit of mass in the metric system is grams.

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