converting stinks but I still need help

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converting stinks but I still need help

Postby pinky » Mon May 09, 2005 12:33 am

micrograms to grams
Grams to micrograms
grams to killograms
millograms to liters
How do I figure out how to convert these

can you do it

Postby stuff » Thu May 19, 2005 5:57 am

convert 0.2 mgs to 0.025 mgs

Postby Mike Wright » Fri May 20, 2005 8:45 pm

I'm afraid this is about as easy as it gets, using US/Imperial units is a lot worse!

micrograms to grams - There are 1,000,000 micrograms in a gram (that's what the 'micro' bit means), just divide by 1,000,000
Grams to micrograms - Reverse operation, multiply
grams to killograms - There are 1000 grams in a kilogram (kilo means 1000), so I'm sure you can work this bit out in same way as above.
millograms to liters - bit more complicated as milligrams (note spelling) are a measure of mass, and liters (litres in Europe) are a measure of volume, however if the substance is water then 1 liter = 1000 cubic centimetres = 1000 grams and there are 1000 milligrams in a gram, so you can do the rest!
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