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    1 litre of paint covers an area of 12 meters squared. What is the thickness, in centimetres, of the coat of paint. Give answer to 2 significant figures. thanks
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    Hello, abey_27!

    1 litre of paint covers an area of 12 mē.
    What is the thickness, in centimetres, of the coat of paint?
    Give answer to 2 significant figures.
    \text{One liter}\:=\:1,\!000\text{ cm}^3

    The area covered is: . 12\text{ m}^2 \:=\:120,\!000\text{ cm}^2

    The thickness is:. \frac{1,\!000}{120,\!000} \;=\;0.008333\hdots \;\approx\;0.0083\text{ cm}

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