(a) We take the volume of the leaf to be its area
A
multiplied by its thickness
z
. With
density
ρ
= 19.32 g/cm
3
and mass
m
= 27.63 g, the volume of the leaf is found to be
V
m
==
1430
..
cm
3
We convert the volume to SI units:
()
3
36
3
1m
1.430 cm
1.430
10
m .
100 cm
V
−
§·
×
¨¸
©¹
Since
V
=
Az
with
z
= 1
×
10
6
m (metric prefixes can be found in Table 1–2), we obtain
A
=
×
×
=
−
−
10
11
0
6
6
.
m
m
m
3
2
(b) The volume of a cylinder of length
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This note was uploaded on 09/03/2009 for the course PHYS 1200 taught by Professor Stoler during the Spring '06 term at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
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