## Unit conversion

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bprku
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### Unit conversion

Can anyone help me by converting daphnia/L into Daphnia/square meter.
for example If I have 20 Daphnua/L, then how may it will be in square meter:

20 Daphnia/L = ?? daphnia/m2.

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A liter is 1/100th of a square meter.
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bprku
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thanks alot

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A litre is a volume. A square metre is a surface.
There are 1000 Litres in a cubic meter.
If you want to know how many daphnia there are below 1 square meter of surface of sea/fish bowl/lake water you first have to calculate the volume under that surface by multiplying it by the depth of the water.
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Oh goodness, I just realized I converted to square meters and not cubic meters! Goodness, I'm going to chalk that up to a finals-induced brain fart. Hopefully I won't do something that silly on a test! :p
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