# Can kg be used for volume?

## How many cups is 1 kg?

There are 8 cups in a kilogram of flour, which is why we used this value in the formula above. See the article : **What is 1kg in volume?**.

How much is a cup of **water** in KG?

### How do you measure 1 kg of water?

In short, 1 mL (milliliters) of water has a mass of 1 g, so 1 liter has a mass of 1 kg. You can use this **fact** to calculate the mass of water of any volume: for example, 450 mL is 450 g, and 1.35 liters is 1.35 kg.

## Are kgs weight or mass?

The kilogram is the SI unit of mass and is an almost universally used standard unit of mass. The related SI unit for force and weight is the **Newton**, with 1 kilogram weighing 9.8 Newtons under standard conditions at the earth’s surface.

Are kg and mass the same? We can define mass as a measure of the amount of matter in the body. This may interest you : **How do you calculate volume into pounds?**. The SI unit for mass is the Kilogram (kg). Note: The mass of an object does not change over time.