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Judith E. Brown
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Judith E. Brown
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Textbook Problem

Use the conversion factors listed in the “Conventional Units to SI Units” table in Appendix A to convert the following conventional unit measures to SI units.

86 ng/mL ferritin = ___

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“SI” stands for le Systeme international d’unites. SI values are based on decades of international cooperation in developing a universal system of measurement.

Summary Introduction

To convert: 86 ng/mL ferritin to its SI units.

Introduction: The International System of Units (SI Units) is defined as a universally agreed system of measurements. They are based upon decades of international cooperation.

Explanation

Refers to the table in Appendix A “Conventional Units to Si Units”, given in the textbook. This table shows that the conventional factor of ferritin is 2.247.

The conversion of conventional units to SI units is as follows:

SIunit=Conventionalunits×

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