Problem: In the U.S., the emissions limit for carbon monoxide in motorcycle engine exhaust is 12.0 g‎ of carbon monoxide per kilometer driven.What is this limit expressed in mg‎ per mile with the correct number of significant figures?

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We’re being asked to convert g/km into mg/mi.


To do so, we need the following conversion factors:

1 mi = 1.61 km

1 mg = 10-3 g


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In the U.S., the emissions limit for carbon monoxide in motorcycle engine exhaust is 12.0 g‎ of carbon monoxide per kilometer driven.

What is this limit expressed in mg‎ per mile with the correct number of significant figures?

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