Monthly Archives: July 2018

Aurora Borealis
Nanometers ( nm ) and angstroms ( Å ) are linear measurements used to describe very small distances. These measurements often appear in applications of spectroscopy and the sizes of atoms. This example problem shows how to convert nanometers to angstroms. Convert Nanometers to Angstroms Example Problem Question: The vivid […]

How to Convert Nanometers to Angstroms

Thermometer with Celsius and Fahrenheit (Ged Carroll)
Discussing the weather with Americans often includes the need to convert Celsius to Fahrenheit temperature scales. Friends in Europe complain of heat when the temperature is 35° and my first thought is 35° is a pretty cold day. 35 °F is barely above the freezing point of water. I also know […]

How to Convert Celsius to Fahrenheit

Real wasabi is green because of chlorophyll. Most "wasabi" is horseradish dyed with food coloring or spinach. (Jay Abrantes)
The spicy-hot green ball served with sushi is called wasabi, but unless you live in Japan, you’re almost certainly eating a substitute. This fake wasabi is made from horseradish, mustard, starch, and either green food coloring or spinach. You have to use the ingredient list rather than the product name […]

Why Is Wasabi Green?

Cubic Feet Meter
A cubic foot is an imperial volume measurement equal to a cube with sides equal to one foot in length. The unit often appears in industrial applications involving liquids and gases. Converting this unit to SI units does not come up all that often, so the conversion factor is not really […]

How to Convert Cubic Feet to Liters

Review important chemistry facts before you take the AP chemistry exam. (Stephan Stefancik)
Before you take the AP Chemistry Exam (Advanced Placement Chemistry Exam), it’s helpful to review facts you need to know for the test. These facts are also helpful if you are studying for any other high school or college cumulative chemistry test. About the AP Chemistry Exam You don’t have […]

AP Chemistry Exam – Facts to Know

Grams to Kilograms
Grams (g) and kilograms (kg) are the two most common units of mass in the metric system. It’s easy to convert grams to kilograms by cancelling units: Another way to convert g to kg is to simply move the decimal point three spaces to the left. So, for 1536 g […]

Grams to Kilograms Conversion Examples