# Problem: Silicon for computer chips is grown in large cylinders called “boules” that are 300 mm in diameter and 2 m in length, as shown. The density of silicon is 2.33 g/cm3. Silicon wafers for making integrated circuits are sliced from a 2.0 m boule and are typically 0.75 mm thick and 300 mm in diameter.How many wafers can be cut from a single boule?

1 mm = 10-3 m

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Silicon for computer chips is grown in large cylinders called “boules” that are 300 mm in diameter and 2 m in length, as shown. The density of silicon is 2.33 g/cm3. Silicon wafers for making integrated circuits are sliced from a 2.0 m boule and are typically 0.75 mm thick and 300 mm in diameter.

How many wafers can be cut from a single boule?

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