How do we find the densities of the following solvents if.....?

A #5.0*mL# volume of benzene has a mass of #4.4*g#.

A #5.0*mL# volume of ethyl alcohol has a mass of #3.9*g#....

1 Answer
Sep 29, 2016

Answer:

#"Density, "rho# #=# #"Mass"/"Volume"#; benzene is the denser liquid.

Explanation:

#rho_"benzene"# #=# #(4.4*g)/(5.0*mL)# #=# #??*g*mL^-1# #=# #0.88*g*mL^-1#.

#rho_"ethanol"# #=# #(3.9*g)/(5.0*mL)# #=# #??*g*mL^-1# #=# #?*g*mL^-1#.

My money is on the benzene.