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## Homework Statement

It requires 10 microliters of a Cu(NO_3)_2 solution to produce a spot of 1cm in diameter. If the Cu(NO_3)_2 solution contains about 6g Cu^2+ per liter, then how many micrograms of Cu^2+ ions are there in one spot?

## Homework Equations

simple dimensional analysis problem:

1st conversion factor is 10^6micrograms / 1g = 1

2nd conversion factor is 10^6 microliters/1L = 1

also please note that u = mu symbol

## The Attempt at a Solution

6g/L * 10^6ug/1g * 1L/10^6uL = 6ug/uL

problem states that 10uL of solution required to make one spot, so multiply 6ug/uL by factor of 10 = 60 ug/uL

It doesnt look right to me but I dont know why. Thanks for any help