(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Copper can be drawn into thin wires. How many meters of 34-gauge wire (diameter = 6.304 x 10^-3 in) can be produced from the copper in 5.01 lb of covellite, an ore of copper that is 66% copper by mass? (Hint: Treat the wire as a cylinder. d of copper = 8.95 g/cm^3)

2. Relevant equations

V = (pi)(r^2)(h)

3. The attempt at a solution

So I used the formula for Volume of a cylinder, V = (pi)(r^2)(h) and plugged in half of the given diameter for r and then the whole diameter for h. And I got 1.968 x 10^-7 cubic inches. How should I go about doing the rest of the problem? It's really confusing me. Help please!

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# Homework Help: Copper wire length problem

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