An empty 250 ml beaker has a mass of 60 g. When 100 mL of oil is added to the beaker the total mass is 140 g. What is the approximate density of the oil?

1 Answer
Sep 22, 2016

Answer:

The density is a under #1*g*mL^-1#

Explanation:

#rho,"density"# #=# #"Mass"/"Volume"#

#rho_"oil"# #=# #"Mass"/"Volume"# #=# #((140-60)*g)/(100*mL)# #=# #(80*g)/(100*mL)#

#=# #??g*mL^-1#

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