Problem: A pure diamond has a density of 3.52 g/cm3. Set up a dimensional-analysis equation to find the volume (cm3) of the Hope Diamond that weighs 44.4 carats. (1 carat = 200 mg)

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Start setting up with the 44.4 carats using the provided conversion unit to mg. Rest is metric conversion for mg to g.

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A pure diamond has a density of 3.52 g/cm3. Set up a dimensional-analysis equation to find the volume (cm3) of the Hope Diamond that weighs 44.4 carats. (1 carat = 200 mg)

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