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Homework Help: Area question?

  1. Jan 30, 2005 #1
    Assume that an oil slick consists of a single layer of molecules and that each molecule occupies a cube .718nm on a side. Determine the area of an oil slick formed by 1.55m^3 of oil. Answer in units of m^2.
     
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  3. Jan 30, 2005 #2

    Curious3141

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    I believe something very much like this was posted only a couple of weeks ago. Please do a search.
     
  4. Jan 30, 2005 #3

    dextercioby

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    Lots of identical cubes placed near to another,for a very marge no.of such cubes,would tend to form a paralellipipedic structure.
    Do u know the formula betweent the paralelllipiped's area,volume & height??

    Daniel.
     
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