Is density an #"intensive"# or #"extensive"# property?

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Sep 11, 2016

Answer:

Density is an intensive property that depends on the intrinsic nature of the substance.

Explanation:

#"Density, "rho# #=# #"Mass"/"Volume"#.

For chemists, the most useful units are possibly #g*mL^-1#, or #g*cm^-3#. Gases (lower density materials) are reported in #g*L^-1#.