Conversion Problem

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Homework Statement


Moon rock contains 0.10 g of water in every 100 g of moon rock. What mass of moon rock, in pounds, would a moon base have to process to recover 1.0 L of water?


Homework Equations


Density of water is 1.0 g/mL


The Attempt at a Solution


I tried to convert the grams into pounds but that got me nowhere.
 

Answers and Replies

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1) Set up your dimensional analysis table
2) Plug your known values into 1st column
3) Set the rest of the table so like units on top and bottom cancel each other

remember that 1 L = 1000 mL
 

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