# A barometer is filled with a cylindrical column of mercury that is #76.0# #cm# high and #1.0# #cm# in diameter. If the density of mercury is #13.53# #g##/##cm^3#, what is the mass of mercury in the column?

##### 1 Answer

Feb 15, 2016

#### Answer:

Approx.

#### Explanation:

We need to (i) find the volume of mercury; and (ii) convert this volume into a mass by use of the quoted density.

Now that we have the volume, it is a simple matter to find the mass by multiplying the volume by the density: