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THE MASS OF THE SUN IS ABOUT 10^27 METRIC TONS , OR 10^30 KILOGRAMS . HOW MANY KILOGRAMS ARE IN ONE METRIC TON ?
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1000.
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    Since 10^27 metric tons and 10^30 kilograms are the same, the conversion factor must be
    10^30 kg/10^27 m.t = 10^3 kg per metric ton

    10^3 is what you multiply the no. of metric tons by to get kg.

    Put another way:
    10^27 metric tons = 10^30 kg
    Divide both sides of the equation by 10^27
    Therefore
    1 metric ton = 10^3 kg = 1000 kg

    If 120 donuts is 10 dozen, there must be 12 in a dozen. The logic is the same.

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