Dumb conversion question

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physicsss
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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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whozum
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1 ton = 1000kg
1 ton of oil equivalent = 1000kg of oil equivalent
 
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physicsss
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I understand that, but they want it in units of 1000 TOE, so I divide TOE by 1000, right?
 
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EnumaElish
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Yes, indeed.
 

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