# Convert 500 grad to arcsec

So you want to convert 500 gradians into arcseconds? If you're in a rush and just need the answer, the calculator below is all you need. The answer is 1619998.704001 arcseconds.

## How to convert gradians to arcseconds

We all use different units of measurement every day. Whether you're in a foreign country and need to convert the local imperial units to metric, or you're baking a cake and need to convert to a unit you are more familiar with.

Luckily, converting most units is very, very simple. In this case, all you need to know is that 1 grad is equal to 3239.9974080021 arcsec.

Once you know what 1 grad is in arcseconds, you can simply multiply 3239.9974080021 by the total gradians you want to calculate.

So for our example here we have 500 gradians. So all we do is multiply 500 by 3239.9974080021:

500 x 3239.9974080021 = 1619998.704001

## What is the best conversion unit for 500 grad?

As an added little bonus conversion for you, we can also calculate the best unit of measurement for 500 grad.

What is the "best" unit of measurement? To keep it simple, let's say that the best unit of measure is the one that is the lowest possible without going below 1. The reason for this is that the lowest number generally makes it easier to understand the measurement.