Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 7 - Measurement - 7.3 The Metric System - Capacity and Weight (Mass) - 7.3 Exercises - Page 501: 52


0.012 g

Work Step by Step

12 mg to g Unit for the answer (g) is in numerator; unit being changed (mg) is in denominator so it will divide out. The unit fraction is $\frac{1 g}{1000 mg}$. Multiply 12 mg times to the unit fraction 12 mg * $\frac{1 g}{1000 mg}$ = 0.012 g
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