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Homework Help: physics

Posted by sagara on Wednesday, January 26, 2011 at 7:04pm.

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 with a mass of 6.710 g, is pressed into a leaf of 1.661 μm thickness, what is the area (in m^2) of the leaf? (b) If, instead, the gold is drawn out into a cylindrical fiber of radius 2.800 μm, what is the length (in m) of the fiber?

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