Does the density of an object ever change if the sample is broken into smaller chunks?

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Dec 3, 2016

Answer:

The simple answer is #"No"#. #"Density"# is an intensive property, and is defined by the ratio:

#rho="Mass"/"Volume"#

Explanation:

Given a uniform sample, if we halve the mass, we also halve the volume, and #rho# remains constant.