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converting cc's to lbs

Postby ineedhelp » Tue Jul 13, 2004 10:49 pm

Hi there
I was hoping that someone could convert this for me.. I cant figure it out.
How many lbs is 740 cc's of water?
Thanks so much
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Re: converting cc's to lbs

Postby Knight » Wed Jul 14, 2004 12:54 am

ineedhelp wrote:Hi there
I was hoping that someone could convert this for me.. I cant figure it out.
How many lbs is 740 cc's of water?
Thanks so much

The "trick" you need for this feat is that one cc of water weighs one gram.

Therefore, you have 740 grams of water, which by the miracles of the SI system, is the same as 0.74 kg. As one kg is equal to 2.205 lb, then 0.74 kg would be 1.63 lbs
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