A student weighed an empty graduated cylinder and found that it had a mass of 25.23 g. When filled with 25.0 mL of an unknown liquid, the total mass was 50.92 g. What is the density of the liquid?

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Sep 11, 2016

Answer:

#rho" (density)"# #=# #"Mass"/"Volume"# #~=# #1*g*mL^-1#

Explanation:

For your problem, #rho=((50.92-25.23)*g)/(25.0*mL)# #=# #1.03*g*mL^-1#

Alternatively #rho=((50.92-25.23)*g)/(25.0xx10^-3L)# #=# #??g*L^-1#