Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsMathematics · 2 months ago

# 2% of 100L in units of mg/L?

What is 2% of 100L in units of mg/L? Step by step would help clear up my confusion.

Update:

100L of wastewater

Update 2:

The production of BOD_5 is approximately 2% of the mass of the feedstock, which in this case is the wastewater.

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• 2 months ago

_Assuming_ that BOD_5, whatever it is, has a density reasonably close to 1, then 2% of 100 l  is 2 l, or 2 kg.

mg/l already is a unit of ratio, so 2% of something with a density of 1 is 20 grams/l, or 20,000 mg/l. The volume of the base material doesn't enter that equation. Unless you've left out quite a bit.

• 2 months ago

2% of 100 L of waste water in units of mg/L:

1000 mg

• Anonymous
2 months ago

The concentration of BOD is

2% of 1kg is 20g, 1kg is approximately 1L, so 20g/L

• Dylan
Lv 6
2 months ago

Need more context to answer your question, 2% of 100L is 2L but mg/L is used to measure mass of solids per liter.