Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13:

Chapter 7 - Measurement - 7.4 Problems Solving with Metric Measurement - 7.4 Exercises - Page 508: 22

Answer

The total weight is 55 g. The net weight is 50 g. The weight of one paper clip is 0.5g.

Work Step by Step

Move the decimal to convert mg to g. $500mg=0.5g$ Multiply by the number of paper clips to find the net weight. $0.5g\times100=50g$ Add the weight of the packaging to find the total weight. $50g+5g=55g$
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.