Problem: Apothecaries (druggists) use the following set of measures in the English system:20 grains ap = 1 scruple (exact)3 scruples = 1 dram ap (exact)8 dram ap = 1 oz ap (exact)1 dram ap = 3.888 gd. What is the mass of 1 scruple in grams?

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Based on the given conversion we can get grams to form scruple using the following steps:


So we basically we just need to use these 2 conversions:


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Apothecaries (druggists) use the following set of measures in the English system:

20 grains ap = 1 scruple (exact)
3 scruples = 1 dram ap (exact)
8 dram ap = 1 oz ap (exact)
1 dram ap = 3.888 g

d. What is the mass of 1 scruple in grams?

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