**02-07-18un** | Title | **Example of multistep solution map for converting kilograms to liters, using density as a factor (Example 2.15)** | Caption | We can convert from kg to L by multiplying our original measurement, in kg, by the factors shown, using the dimensional analysis approach. In this example, the density is given as 0.789 g/cm3. Note that density appears as the second factor, following a metric system conversion from kg to g, and preceding metric conversions from cm3 to mL, and mL to L . | Notes | The map is a flowchart designed to guide students in setting up a dimensional analysis calculation for kg to L, based on the known density of the substance, 0.789 g/cm3, and the relationships between kg and g, cm3 and mL, mL and L. Students should be told that density works well as a factor because it has units in both the numerator and the denominator, just as a factor does. | Keywords | unit, conversion, dimensional analysis, metric system, SI unit, centimeter, cubic centimeter, milliliter, liter, kilogram, gram, mass, volume, density | |