Elementary Technical Mathematics

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1285199197
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-919-1

Chapter 1 - Section 1.14 - Rate, Base, and Part - Exercises: 36

Answer

You need $3$ mL.

Work Step by Step

RECALL: $P=BR$ where $B$=base, $P$=part, and $R$= rate or percent The given problem has: $B=2000$ mL $R=0.15\%$ Solve for $P$ using the formula above to obtain: $P=BR \\P=0.15\% \times 2000 \\P=0.0015 \times 2000 \\P=3 \text{ mL}$ Thus, you need $3$ mL.
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