## Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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# Chapter 7 - Measurement - 7.4 Problems Solving with Metric Measurement - 7.4 Exercises - Page 508: 20

#### Answer

The net weight is 330 g. The weight of one staple is 0.330g or 330mg.

#### Work Step by Step

Subtract the weight of the packaging to find the net weight of the 1000 staples. $350g-20g=330g$ Divide by the number of envelopes to find the weight per envelope. $330g\div1000=0.330g$ Move the decimal to convert g to mg. $0.330g=330 mg$

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