The aluminum in a package containing 64 ft^2 of kitchen foil weighs approximately 12 ounces. Aluminum has a density of 2.70 g/cm^3 . What is the approximate thickness of the aluminum foil in millimeters? (1 ounce = 28.4g)
- print Print
- list Cite
Expert Answers
briefcaseTeacher (K-12), Professional Writer
bookB.A. from Calvin University
bookM.A. from Dordt University
calendarEducator since 2014
write6,047 answers
starTop subjects are Literature, Science, and History
This problem can look somewhat daunting at first glance, but just start with the information that you have and use it to fill in equations that you have already likely been told in class. I would start with figuring out the total mass.
You have a 12 ounce package. 1 ounce = 28.4 grams. Multiply 28.4 by 12. This means that the total mass of aluminum that you have is 340.8 grams.
You have also been given the density. If...
(The entire section contains 215 words.)
Unlock This Answer Now
Start your 48-hour free trial to unlock this answer and thousands more. Enjoy eNotes ad-free and cancel anytime.