A block of wood has a mass of 100 grams and a volume of 150 mL. Water has a density of 1 g/mL. Will the block of wood float or sink?

1 Answer
Dec 25, 2016

Answer:

Float.

Explanation:

The formula we are going to use is #rho=m/V#
=> where #rho# is the density in #g/mL#, #m# is the mass in grams, and #V# is the volume in #mL#.

#rho=m/V#
#=100/150#
#=0.667#

The density of the wood is #0.667#, therefore it will float on water.

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