# Average thickness and appropriate metric prefix?

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A)  Gold can be hammered into extremely thin sheets called gold leaf. If a 212-mg piece of gold        (density = 19.32 g/cm3) is hammered into a sheet measuring 2.4 ft ✕ 1.0 ft, what is the average thickness of the sheet in meters?

B)  How might the thickness be expressed without exponential notation, using an appropriate metric prefix?

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