# A gold colored ring has a mass of 18.9 grams and a volume of 1.12 mL. Is the ring pure gold?

## The density of gold is 19.3 g/mL.

Nov 29, 2016

No

#### Explanation:

d = $\frac{m}{v}$

First fill in the m and v

$\frac{18.9 g}{1.12 m L}$

Then, divide

$\frac{18.9 g}{1.12 m L} = 16.88 g / m L$

Thus, making the ring not pure.