Diamonds are measured in carats, and 1 carat = 0.200 g. The density of diamond is 3.51 g /cm, what are the volume and density of the block? The sample is 4.5 carats

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Sep 24, 2016

Answer:

Well, we use the formula, #"density,"# #rho# #=# #"Mass"/"Volume"#.

Explanation:

#"Mass"# #=# #4.5" carat"xx0.200*g*"carat"^-1# #=# #0.9*g#.

And #"Volume"# #=# #"Mass"/rho# #=# #(0.9*g)/(3.51*g*cm^-3)# #=# #0.26*cm^3#.