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# Convert kg to ounces - Convert ounces to kg

## Convert kilograms to ounces (oz) and vice versa

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## Kilogram and Ounce

The kilogram (kg) and ounce (oz) are both units of mass in different measurement systems. A kilogram is the base unit of mass in the International System of Units (SI), which is used by most countries worldwide. It is equal to 1000 grams.

An ounce is a unit of weight used in the United States and other countries that use the imperial system or the US customary system. There are two main types of ounces, the avoirdupois ounce and the troy ounce. The avoirdupois ounce, which is most common, is used for weighing everything except precious metals, gemstones, and drugs. The troy ounce is used for weighing precious metals, gemstones, and drugs.

1 kilogram is equal to approximately 35.274 ounces in the avoirdupois system. The conversion is as follows:

`1 kilogram = 35.274 ounces`

`1 ounce = 0.0283495 kilogram`

To convert from kilograms to ounces, multiply the weight in kilograms by 35.274. Conversely, to convert from ounces to kilograms, divide the weight in ounces by 35.274.

It is important to note that, although kilograms and ounces are both units of mass, they are used in different contexts and countries, so it is important to know which unit is used in a particular context.