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Density Problem

  1. Sep 26, 2007 #1
    Hi. First time asking question here so sorry if format is wrong.

    Question:

    Gold leaf, which is used for many decorative purposes is made by hammering pure gold into very thin sheets. Assuming that a sheet of gold leaf is 1.27x10^-5 cm thick, how many square meters of gold leaf could be obtained from 28.35 g of gold.


    I know Density equals M/V and Volume equals M/D

    I've devised that 28.35 is the mass, but I don't know what the volume is, or what I'm even trying to find (Volume or Density? I'm guessing volume)

    All help welcome. Thanks a lot.
     
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  3. Sep 26, 2007 #2

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