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Old 02-27-2008, 09:45 AM
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I'm taking a bio class and I have to convert 10 liters into milligrams. How do i do that? The instructor explained the problem to me, but his words went straight in one ear and out the other.
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Old 02-27-2008, 11:30 AM
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Default Re: converting liters to milligrams

Need to know Specific gravity of whatever you're putting into that liter.
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Default Re: converting liters to milligrams

a milligram (mg) is a weight, a liter(L) is a volume. However, you can compare the two using density. The density of water is 1, which means 1 liter of water weighs 1kg at a specific temperature and pressure.

10L of water weighs 10kg.

10kg = 10,000g = 10,000,000mg.

Other substances (paint, blood, milk etc) have different densities, and weigh different amounts.

Good luck with your class!
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