A graduated cylinder is filled with water to a level of 40.0 ml. When a piece of copper is lowered into the cylinder, the water level rises to 63.4 mL. What is the volume of the copper sample? If the density of the copper is 8.9 g/cm^, what is its mass?
Well, the volume of the copper is
Do you agree? The copper displaces the given volume of water.
But by definition,