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? Chemistry Measurement Density 1 Answer anor277 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# Will the oil float on water? Why or why not? Related questions How can density be used to identify substances? How can you find mass from density? How are density mass and volume related? How do you calculate mass using density and volume? How do you convert mass to density? How do you determine the density of a gas? What is the density of water? What is linear mass density? Why does density change with temperature? How does density affect ocean currents? See all questions in Density Impact of this question 1196 views around the world You can reuse this answer Creative Commons License