Pints to Milligrams Conversion Calculator

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1 pt = 473,176.473 mg
473.176473 g
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How to Convert Pints to Milligrams

To convert a pint measurement to a milligram measurement, multiply the volume by 473,176.473 times the density of the ingredient or material.

You can use this simple formula to convert:

milligrams = pints × 473,176.473 × ingredient density

Thus, the volume in milligrams is equal to the pints multiplied by 473,176.473 times the density of the ingredient or material.

For example, here's how to convert 5 pints to milligrams for an ingredient with a density of 0.7 g/mL.
5 pt = 5 × 473,176.473 × 0.7 = 1,656,117.6555 mg

Pints and milligrams are both commonly used to measure cooking ingredients.

For cooking applications, most chefs suggest measuring dry ingredients by weight rather than volume to improve accuracy in the measurements.[1] The density of dry ingredients can vary for a variety of reasons, such as compaction.

The best way to ensure an accurate conversion is to use a scale. When a scale is not available, a calculator like the one above is a good way to estimate the volume to weight conversion.

Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

How Many Milligrams are in a Pint?

The actual weight of a pint will vary depending on the density of the material. The table below shows how many milligrams of various wet and dry ingredients are in a pint.

Pint measurements converted to milligrams for commonly used ingredients.
Volume in Pints: Weight in Milligrams of:
Water Milk Cooking Oil All Purpose Flour Granulated Sugar
1/8 pt 59,147 mg 60,921 mg 52,049 mg 31,289 mg 50,000 mg
1/4 pt 118,294 mg 121,843 mg 104,099 mg 62,578 mg 100,000 mg
1/3 pt 157,725 mg 162,457 mg 138,798 mg 83,437 mg 133,333 mg
1/2 pt 236,588 mg 243,686 mg 208,198 mg 125,155 mg 200,000 mg
2/3 pt 315,451 mg 324,915 mg 277,597 mg 166,874 mg 266,667 mg
3/4 pt 354,882 mg 365,529 mg 312,296 mg 187,733 mg 300,000 mg
1 pt 473,176 mg 487,372 mg 416,395 mg 250,310 mg 400,000 mg

Pints

The US liquid pint is a unit of fluid volume equal to one-eighth of a gallon, one-half of a quart, or two cups. The liquid pint should not be confused with the dry pint (US) or the imperial pint, which are different units.

The pint is a US customary unit of volume. Pints can be abbreviated as pt; for example, 1 pint can be written as 1 pt.

Milligrams

The milligram is the mass equal to 1/1,000 of a gram, or 0.0154 grains.

The milligram, or milligramme, is an SI unit of weight in the metric system. In the metric system, "milli" is the prefix for 10-3. Milligrams can be abbreviated as mg; for example, 1 milligram can be written as 1 mg.

References

  1. National Institute of Standards & Technology, Metric Cooking Resources, https://www.nist.gov/pml/owm/metric-cooking-resources

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