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Gold, which has a density of 19.32 g/cm^3, is the most ductile metal and can be pressed into a thin leaf or drawn out into a long fiber. (a) If a sample of gold, witha mass of 27.63g, is pressed into a leaf 1.000 µm thickness, what is the area of the leaf? (b) If, instead, the gold is drawn out into a cylindrical fiber of radius 2.500 µm, what is the length of the fiber?

2. Relevant equations

ρ=m/V (density)

3. The attempt at a solution

Im having trouble finding a direction to go in. I think converting to density is the way to go but I am having trouble using the density formula as well.

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# Homework Help: Finding area of a gold leaf

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