Archermedes was commissioned to determine if the crown given to the king was pure gold or not. If the crown had a mass of 882 grams and displaced 50.0 mL of water, was the crown pure gold?
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Gold has a density,
The density of the gold crown (given to the tyrant of Syracuse, not the king), was
Archimedes discovered a way of measuring the VOLUME of the gold crown, by immersing it in water, and noting the fluid displacement. Given the mass, he was then able to get the density of the crown......