Purchase Solution

Converting ppm to micrograms.

Not what you're looking for?

Ask Custom Question

If a patient has 0.08 ppm lead in their blood, how many micrograms would be contained in a liter of blood?

Purchase this Solution

Solution Summary

How many micrograms would be contained in a liter of blood are determined. The solution provides answer and detailed explanation. The solution is 275 words.

Solution Preview

The first thing to understand is the meaning of ppm (parts per million). Ppm is a unitless number, it just means that (in this case) we have 0.08 parts in 1 000 000, which can be 0.08 mole-parts in a million moles or, equivalently, 0.08 mg in a million mg, that is, in 1 kg. The main thing is that the two units should be the same (for the number and for the million). And ...

Purchase this Solution

Free BrainMass Quizzes
Functional groups in Organic Chemistry

You will be tested on the names of functional groups in Organic Chemistry. It is very important to know the functional groups to understand Organic reactions.

Organic Chemistry Naming: Alkanes

This is a quiz which is designed to assist students with learning the nomenclature used to identify organic compounds. This quiz focuses on the organic compounds called Alkanes.

Match Elements with their Symbols

Elements are provided: choose the matching one- or two-letter symbol for each element.


The quiz helps in revising basic concepts about thermochemistry.