An irregularly shaped stone was lowered into a graduated cylinder holding a of volume of water equal to 2 mL. The height of the water rose to 7 mL. If the mass of the stone was 25 g, what was its density?

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Nov 16, 2016

Answer:

Density: #5 # grams per cubic centimeter

Explanation:

Note: #1 " ml" = 1 " cc"#

If the water rose #7" ml" - 2" ml"=5" ml"#
then the stone had a volume of #5" ml" or 5 " cc"#

With a mass of #25" g"#
it must have a density of
#color(white)("XXX")(25" g")/(5" cc") = 5 " g/cc"#