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    Please help with this math problem! PHYSICS

    This is the problem:

    "Suppose 300 cubic meters of oil is spilled into the ocean. Find the area of the resulting slick, assuming that it is one molecule thick and that each molecule occupies a cube 0.50 µm on a side."

    Please help!
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    Look in the Hurry Up zone. If there are more questions, ask them there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TKHunny View Post
    Look in the Hurry Up zone. If there are more questions, ask them there.

    Note: It is of no value to post in more than one location.
    and it's against the rules i might add
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    You suggested that the answer is 300/.5 so that equals 600. So are you saying that the answer is that the area is 600? That doesn't make sense at all to me! How do I find the area?
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    Quote Originally Posted by help1 View Post
    You suggested that the answer is 300/.5 so that equals 600. So are you saying that the answer is that the area is 600? That doesn't make sense at all to me! How do I find the area?
    And for the sake of continuity, please post responses in the thread where they came from!!

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