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Conversions of Volume

The volume of a certain bacterial cell is 1.60 µm3.

(a) What is its volume in cubic millimeters (mm3)?

(b) What is the volume of 105 cells in liters (L)?

[show all the conversion factors that were used in calculating the answers]

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a) Cell Volume = 1.60 micro m3 x 1 mm3/1000 micro m3 = 1.60/1000 = 0.00160 mm3

b) Volume of One cell, in ...

Solution Summary

The conversion of bacterial cell volume is given in the solution. The conversion is in cubic millimeters and liters.