# How many drops of antibiotic should the marine biologist apply?

The average blue whale has a length of 2500 centimeters. The distance from Jupiter to Saturn is 6.46 x 108 km. How many blue whales lined up tip to tail would it take to reach Saturn from Jupiter.  x 10^  blue whales?
A marine biologist weights a blue whale at 299200 pounds. What is the weight of the blue whale in grams?  x 10^  grams? The blue whale has a scratch on one of its fins and the marine biologist must apply 1.45 mL of a liquid antibiotic.
How many drops of antibiotic should the marine biologist apply? drops?

J.R. S.

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6.46x108km x 1 whale/2.5x10-3km = 2.6x105 whales.

299200 pounds x 454g/pound = 135,836,800 grams = 1.36x108 grams

1.45 ml x 1 gtt/0.0649 ml = 22.3 drops

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08/14/18

J.R. S.

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I meant to post this as an answer, not a comment. Sorry.
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