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Homework Help: Dumb conversion question

  1. Sep 11, 2005 #1
    I'm sorry for posting this, but I'm really confused by the following.

    The problem states to use units of 1000 TOE("tons of oil equivelent, where 1 ton = 1000 kg) So if I'm given 1698 kg oil equivalent, I need to divide by 1000 twice to get to the units of 1000 TOE?

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  3. Sep 11, 2005 #2
    1 ton = 1000kg
    1 ton of oil equivalent = 1000kg of oil equivalent
  4. Sep 11, 2005 #3
    I understand that, but they want it in units of 1000 TOE, so I divide TOE by 1000, right?
  5. Sep 11, 2005 #4


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    Yes, indeed.
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