# Question #e7f3f

##### 1 Answer

The volume of the container will be

For any given substance, density is defined as mass per unit of volume.

In your case, a density of *each* **12.2 g**.

This is equivalent to saying that **12.2 g** of your substance will occupy exactly *more than 12.2 g*, the volume of your sample will of course be *bigger* than

Notice that the mass of the substance is given in kilograms. This means that you have to convert it into grams in order to get to match the units given for density.

This means that the volume of the sample will be

Now, since you only gave one sig fig for the mass of the substance, the answer *should be * given as

However, I'll leave the answer with 2 sig figs because I suspect the mass of the substance was actually 0.80 kg

You can use whichever value fits your actual data.