What is a t

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Jessica Booth 2F
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What is a t

Postby Jessica Booth 2F » Fri Oct 04, 2019 10:46 am

In homework L35 it asks you to use a mass of 2.50 t. What is the conversion from t to grams?

Kimberly Koo 2I
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Re: What is a t

Postby Kimberly Koo 2I » Fri Oct 04, 2019 10:53 am

t probably means ton. The conversion would be 1 ton=1,000,000 grams. Hope this is helpful!

Megan Jung 3A
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Re: What is a t

Postby Megan Jung 3A » Sat Oct 05, 2019 4:46 pm

t means tons, so to convert it into a unit that can be used with the molar mass you would use the following conversions:
1 ton= 1,000 kg
1 kg= 1,000 mg

since the problem stated that there was 2.15 t, you would use the following unit conversions:
2.15t ( 1000 kg/t) (1000 mg/kg)
= 2.15 x 10^6 g

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