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Converting Fluid Ounces to Milliliters

Worked Unit Conversion Example Problem

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Fluid ounces and milliliters are units of volume.

Fluid ounces and milliliters are units of volume.

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This example problem demonstrates how to convert fluid ounces to milliliters.

Problem:

A soda can contains 12 fluid ounces of soda. What is this volume in millilters?

Solution:

1 fl oz. = 29.57 ml

Set up the conversion so the desired unit will be cancelled out. In this case, we want ml to tbe the remaining unit.

volume in ml = (volume in fl oz) x (29.57 ml/1 fl oz.)
volume in ml = (12 x 29.57) ml
volume in ml = 354.84 ml

Answer:

A 12 fl oz soda can contains 354.82 ml.

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