How do we define #"density"# for a solid?

1 Answer
Dec 17, 2016

Answer:

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

Explanation:

So, the measurement is typically #"mass per unit volume"#, and for chemists, we thus get units of #g*mL^-1# or #g*cm^-3#.

Both mass and volume should be relatively easy to measure for a substance as a block.