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Soultion exhibits a transmittance value how do I convert this value to absorbance?

  1. Oct 2, 2012 #1
    1. A solution exhibits 58.8 of %Trasmittance value. Convert this value to absorbance. Report with Three significant figures.




    Not sure how to do this?? Do I subtract 100 percent from 58.8 I have no clue what to do lol..
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  3. Oct 2, 2012 #2

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    Re: Soultion exhibits a transmittance value how do I convert this value to absorbance

    Check definitions of both.
     
  4. Oct 2, 2012 #3
    Re: Soultion exhibits a transmittance value how do I convert this value to absorbance

    ahhh found it I actually found a table for it but im still lost in how to do the math for it lol
     
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