## Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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# Chapter 7 - Measurement - 7.4 Problems Solving with Metric Measurement - 7.4 Exercises - Page 508: 21

#### Answer

The total weight is 1550g. The net weight is 1500g. The weight of one sheet of paper is 3g.

#### Work Step by Step

Move the decimal to convert mg to g. $3000mg=3g$ Multiply by the number of sheets to find the net weight. $3g\times500=1500g$ Add the weight of the packaging to find the total weight. $1500g+50g=1550g$

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