Elephant Formulary

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Conversion Tables

WEIGHTS:

1 Pound (lb.) = 0.454 kg = 454 grams = 16 ounces
1 kilogram (kg) = 2.2 pounds = 1000 grams
1 grain (gr.) = 64.8 mg (often rounded to 60 or 65 mg)
1 gram = 15.43 grains = 1000 mg
1 ounce = 28.4 grams
1 gram = 1000 mg 
1 milligram (mg) = 1000 mcg (µg)
1 microgram (mcg or µg) = 1000 nanograms (ng)

LIQUID MEASURE:

1 gallon (gal.) = 4 qts. = 8 pts. = 128 fl. oz. = 3.785 liters = 3785 ml
1 quart (qt) = 2 pints = 32 fl. oz. = 946 ml
1 pint = 2 cups = 16 fl. oz. = 473 ml
1 cup = 8 fl. oz = 237 ml = 16 tablespoons
1 tablespoon = 15 ml = 3 teaspoons
1 teaspoon = 5 ml
4 liters = 1.057 gals.
1 liter = 1000 ml = 10 deciliters
1 deciliter (dl) = 100 ml
1 milliliter (ml) = 1 cubic centimeter (cc) = 1000 microliters (µl)

TEMPERATURE CONVERSION:

 9 x  ( °C) = (5 x °F) – 160
°C to °F = (°C  x 1.8) + 32 = °F
°F to °C = (°F – 32) x .555 = °C