Unformatted text preview: factors 5. check the result: does the answer make sense? • Common variations 1. series of conversions example: Americium (Am) is extremely toxic; 0.02 micrograms is the allowable body burden in bone. How many ounces of Am is this? 2. converting powers of units 3. converting compound units 4. starting point must be constructed • using derived units as conversion factors 1. mass fractions (percent, ppt, ppm) convert mass of sample into mass of component 2. density converts mass of a substance to volume 3. velocity converts distance traveled to time required 4. concentration converts volume of solution to mass of solute...
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 Fall '10
 LauraChoudry
 Chemistry, Addition, International System of Units, Elementary arithmetic, 2 kg

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