Problem: A gold ingot weighs 5.50 lbs. If the density of gold is 19.31 g/cm 3, and the length and width of the ingot are 12.0 cm and 3.00 cm respectively, what is the height of the ingot?A) 10.2 cm            B) 1.34 × 103 cm              C) 3.59 cm                D) 6.50 × 10-3 cm

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A gold ingot weighs 5.50 lbs. If the density of gold is 19.31 g/cm 3, and the length and width of the ingot are 12.0 cm and 3.00 cm respectively, what is the height of the ingot?

A) 10.2 cm            

B) 1.34 × 103 cm              

C) 3.59 cm                

D) 6.50 × 10-3 cm

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