# Conversion Factors

 The flashcards below were created by user Mon on FreezingBlue Flashcards. What is a conversion factor? obtained from an equality (ex. 1 in. = 2.54 cm)written as a fraction (ratio with a numerator and denominator & inverted to give two conversion factors for every equality.1 in and 2.54 cm---- --------2.54 cm 1 in Write conversion factors from the equality for litters and mL 1 L and 1000 mL-----------------1000ml and 1 L Write conversion factors from the equality for hours and minutes 1 h and 60 m--------------60 m and 1 h Write conversion factors from the equality for meters and kilometers 1 km and 1000 m------------------1000 m and 1 km How do you solve a problem? identify the given unit and the needed unit. What is the given and needed unit for a person that has a height of 2.0 meters? given: metersneeded: inches An injured person loses 0.30 pints of blood. How many milliliters of blood would that be? Identify the given and needed units given in this problem. Given: pintsNeeded: milliliters How do you do a problem set up for conversion factors? Unit 1 ......x unit 2 =................... unit 2 .................------- ...................unit 1given unit ...conversion factor ......needed unit How many minutes are in 2.5 hours? Given unit: Needed unit: Plan: Set Up Ptoblem: Given unit: hoursNeeded unit: minutesPlan: hours -----> minutesSet Up Ptoblem: 2.5h x 60 m..........-------.......... 1 h answer: 150min (2 SF..significant factors) AuthorMon ID66972 Card SetConversion Factors Descriptionchemistry, conversion factors Updated2011-02-17T06:40:22Z Show Answers