I really need to know how to convert 501 mg to micrograms.
The example in my chemistry book makes no sense.
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myturtlemom wrote:I really need to know how to convert 501 mg to micrograms.
The example in my chemistry book makes no sense.

Anonymous wrote:oops, correction (sorry for the multple posts)
18.46mcg x (10^6g / 1mcg) x (10^9Mg / 1g)
envirotech wrote:If you want to convert milligrams to micrograms, all you have to do is multiply by 1000.
Anonymous wrote:i want to know how to convert units using the method below, but i don't know to combine multiple steps into the same equation.
18.46 micrograms = ? grams
mcg=microgram since i cant find the symbol for micrograms..
18.46mcg x (10^6g / 1mcg) x (10^9mcg / 1g)
is this the right formula or do i have some of the fractions upside down?
envirotech wrote:If you want to convert milligrams to micrograms, all you have to do is multiply by 1000.
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