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The EPa detection limit for phosphate in water samples is 0.0450 milligrams per liter. Can phosphate be detected if 55.0 nanograms are found in 500.0 mL of solution? Show your calculations and explain.

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  1. Convert nanograms to milligrams, and ml to liter

    55nanograms/500ml (1000ml/L)(1gram/E9 nanograms)(1000mg/gram)

    wont that do it?
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    55nanograms/500 milliliters in mg/l

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