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Subject: mls and grams
Name: JJ
Who are you: Other

If I have a 2000litre pool and need to put 2mg of chlorine per litre, how many mls do I need to add?


Since the pool holds 2000 litres of water and you are to add 2 mg of chlorine per litre you need to add 2000 x 2 = 4000 mg of chlorine which is 4 grams of chlorine. Grams are units of mass and millileters are units of volume and I can't convert one to the other without knowing the density of the material.


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