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## Homework Statement

A unit of area, often used in measuring land areas, is the "hectare", defined as 104 m2. An open-pit coal mine consumes 80 hectares of land, down to a depth of 26 m, each year. What volume of earth, in cubic kilometers, is removed in this time?

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## The Attempt at a Solution

I calculated the area to be a square, with each side being .8944(sqrt of 800,000 divided by 1000). I multiplied this by .026. It gave me .0232. Ths answer is not correct.