How much hemoglobin does 17 cubic cm of blood contain?

by on July 15, 2011

Q: 10 cm^3 of a normal specimen of human blood contains 1.2 g of hemoglobin. How many grams does 17 cm^3 of the same blood contain?


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    If we divide 1.2 by 10 we get 0.12. So we now know that there is 0.12g in 1cm^3. To find out how much is in 17 we simply multiply 0.12 by 17.

    0.12 * 17 = 2.04g