# MEDICAL MATH CONVERSION CHART

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Medical Math Conversion Chart

|Length |Volume for Fluids |

|1 meter (m) = 100 centimeters (cm) |1 liter (L) = 1000 milliliters (mL) = 1 quart (qt) |

|1 meter (m) = 1000 millimeters (mm) |1 milliliter (mL) = 1 cubic centimeter (cc) |

|10 millimeters (mm) = 1 centimeter (cm) |1 teaspoon (t or tsp) = 5 milliliters (mL) |

|1 inch (“ or in) = 2.5 centimeters (cm) |1 ounce (oz) = 30 milliliters (mL) |

|39.4 inches (“ or in) = 1 meter (m) | |

|Weight |Weight Conversion |

|1 gram (g) = 1000 milligrams (mg) |1 kilogram (kg) = 2.2 pounds (lbs) |

|1 kilogram (Kg) = 1000 grams (g) |1 pound (lb) = 16 ounces (oz) |

|Temperature |

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|Celsius to Fahrenheit (0C x 1.8) + 32 = 0F Fahrenheit to Celsius (0F – 32) ÷ 1.8 = 0C |

Terms and abbreviations

( inch (“ or in)

( foot (‘ or ft)

( yard (yd)

( teaspoon (t or tsp)

( tablespoon (T or tbsp)

( ounce (oz)

( cup (C)

( pint (pt)

( quart (qt)

( ounce (oz )

( pound ( lb )

▪ Gram (g or gm) measures mass or weight

▪ Liter (L) measures volume or liquid

▪ Meter (m) measures length or distance

Kilo = thousands = 1000 times

Centi = hundredths = 1/100

Milli = thousandths = 1/1000

24 Hour Clock

Hours are numbered from 0-24. No need to use a.m. or p.m. designations. For example:

1 am = 0100

3:30 am = 0330

10 am = 1000

12 noon = 1200

2:30 pm = 1430

8 pm = 2000

10:15 pm = 2215

12 MN = 2400

Roman Numerals

Hours are numbered from 0-24. No need to use a.m. or p.m. designations. For example:

I = 1

V = 5

X = 10

L = 50

C = 100

D = 500

M = 1000

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