Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

Chapter 1 - Introduction: Matter and Measurement - Exercises: 1.34a

Answer

26.6 wafers

Work Step by Step

This question is basically a unit conversion question. We are given a substance measuring 2 meters, and asked how many 75 mm wafers can be created from it. First, we have to convert mm to meters. Since there are 1000 mm in a meter, each wafer is .075 m wide. Now, we simply divide the whole (2 m) by the part (.075 m) and we get 26.6 wafers from each whole.
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