Problem: A package of aluminum foil contains 50. ft2 of foil, which weighs approximately 8.0 oz. Aluminum has a density of 2.70 g/cm3. What is the approximate thickness of the foil in millimeters?

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Recall:

Volume=Area×Thickness

VolumeArea=Area×ThicknessAreaThickness=VolumeArea

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A package of aluminum foil contains 50. ft2 of foil, which weighs approximately 8.0 oz. Aluminum has a density of 2.70 g/cm3. What is the approximate thickness of the foil in millimeters?

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