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Meatpuppet 07-03-2008 10:21 AM

quick mesurment question
 
is mg/L the same as ppm
im assuming because my test kits mesures it in milligrams per liter but everybody says they see part per million
thanks :)

okiemavis 07-03-2008 04:43 PM

A milligram is one millionth of a liter- therefore mg/l is approximately equal to ppm.

Meatpuppet 07-03-2008 05:54 PM

ok thanks never was good at grade 5 metric scale.
guess it makes sense now MILLI-gram= million

okiemavis 07-03-2008 06:45 PM

Hehe- I had to ask my boyfriend. Lucky jerk grew up in Australia where they use the metric system!


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