Chapter 1, Problem 12RPS

### Chemistry & Chemical Reactivity

10th Edition
John C. Kotz + 3 others
ISBN: 9781337399074

Chapter
Section

### Chemistry & Chemical Reactivity

10th Edition
John C. Kotz + 3 others
ISBN: 9781337399074
Textbook Problem

# A new U.S. dime has a mass of 2.265 g. What is its mass in kilograms? In milligrams?

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation: The mass of U.S dime in kilograms and milligrams has to be given.

Concept Introduction:

Conversion of kilograms to grams:1kg = 1000 g

Conversion of grams to milligrams:1g = 1000 mg

Explanation

The conversion of grams to kilograms and milligrams is done as,

Conversion of grams to kilograms:

â€‚Â ConversionÂ ofÂ gramsÂ toÂ kilograms:Given:Â massÂ =Â 2.265Â gKnown:Â 1000Â gÂ =Â 1kgWhereas,2.265Â gâ€‰is,=â€‰â€‰2.265Â gÂ Ã—1kgÂ 1000Â g=â€‰2.265Ã—10-3â€‰kg

The obtained mass of U.S dime in kilograms is 2.265Ã—10âˆ’3Â Kg

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