# 3. Metric Measurements: Perform each of the following

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3. Metric Measurements: Perform each of the following conversions. (24 points) a. Given that one inch = 2.54 cm. A student’s biology instructor is 5 feet 6 inches tall. Determine the instructor’s height in inches and then convert to centimeters. (4 points) b. The length of a sheet of legal paper is 14 inches. Convert this length to kilometers. (4 points) c. A lab exercise in biology required 400 ml of water that was poured from a two-liter container. How many milliliters were left in the original container? (4 points) d. A typical milk carton is 236 ml. How many liters are there in this carton of milk? (4 points) e. The weight of a small bag of sugar is 1.81 kg. The student is baking cakes for a college scholarship fundraiser. It takes 100 grams of sugar to make one small cake. How many cakes can be made from a single bag of sugar? (4 points) f. The student is conducting a nutrition experiment using lab rats. One group (control group) is fed a normal diet, while the other group (experimental group) is fed a diet high in protein. There were 30 rats total used in the experiment. At the end of the experiment, the average mass (weight) of a rat in the control group was 59.8 g while the average mass (weight) of a rat in the experimental group was 0.0651 kg. What is the average difference in weight between the two groups in grams? (4 points)–Answer below: