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- by nurse2btracy Jan 29, '07Hi!
I am taking the NET on Saturday. Does anybody have a quick way to memorize metric conversions (milli and centi...)
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- Jan 29, '07 by OnTheRoadAre you wanting to convert from milli to centi, or wanting to convert from metric to english etc?
- Jan 29, '07 by nurse2btracyI was looking thorough the book I have and there seemed to be alot of questions dealing with solutions that as nurses we would have to compute on the job. I know one question was dealing with ml's. I guess I really want to know who to compute this types of problems with the metric system.
- Jan 29, '07 by OnTheRoadIf I understand you the conversions you want would be
1000 ml in a liter
1000 mg in a gram
5 ml in a teaspoon
15 ml in a tablespoon
by the way 1ml = 1cc
2.2 lbs per kilogram
1000 micrograms per milligram
Here is a site that gives common metric to metric conversions
http://www.accd.edu/sac/nursing/math/convers.html ( I like this one and it has quizzes and tutorials on math for meds)
- Jan 29, '07 by *Blessed2BaNRS*Tracy,
I took the NET test last Tuesday and back in August (my school used a new version, so we had to retake even though we passed) and I didn't have any conversions on my test. That's not to say that yours won't, but on my two different versions, I didn't. Which was a good thing since I am currently enrolled in Chemistry and we just learned the conversions last Wednesday!!! Good luck on the NET~
- Jan 30, '07 by 4-us-by-usto convert grams(g) to grains(gr) multiply number of grams by 15
to convert grains(gr) to grams(g) divide number of grains by 15
to convert grams to milligrams multiply the number of grams by 1000.(you can also move the decimal poing of mg 3 places to the right)1g=1000mg
to conver milligrams(mg) to grams(g) divide the number of milligrams by 1000( you can also move the decimall point of the mg 3 places to the left)
to convert grains to milligrams multiply the number of grains by 60
to convert milligrams to grains divide the number of milligrams by 60
to convert ounces(oz) to milliliters(mL,cc) multiply the number of ounces by 30
to convert milliliters(mL/cc)to ounces divide the number of milliters by 30
to convert liters to ounces multiply the number of liters by 32
to convert ounces to liters divide the number of ounces by 32
i hope this helps to me it is the quickiest way to learn it
- Jan 30, '07 by heygirlWhen I took my NET exam that was not on there; it's just basic math. Very basic math.