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babybritt002
 one year ago
Iron is sold in sheets that are 2.0 cm thick and 120.0 cm wide. You want to buy
a sheet of iron with a mass of 50,000.0 g. What must be the length of the
sheet of iron?
babybritt002
 one year ago
Iron is sold in sheets that are 2.0 cm thick and 120.0 cm wide. You want to buy a sheet of iron with a mass of 50,000.0 g. What must be the length of the sheet of iron?

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sleepyhead314
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1hmm are you told any more information? like the weight of the 2.0cm by 120.0 cm sheet?

sleepyhead314
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1http://www.answers.com/Q/What_is_the_weight_of_1_cubic_meter_of_iron 1 m^3 => 7,874 kg we should use this ratio to find your answer

sleepyhead314
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.11 m^3 = 1000000 cm^3

sleepyhead314
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.17874 kg = 7874000 g

sleepyhead314
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1this ratio simplifies to 500 cm^3 = 3937 g of iron

sleepyhead314
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1volume of the sheet would be 2 * 120 * x = 240*x cm^3

sleepyhead314
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1we can match ratio to ratio to find "x" 240*x 50000  =  500 3937

sleepyhead314
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=240x%2F500+%3D+50000%2F3937 scroll down to "solution" and click "approximate form"
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