# How do you convert mass to density?

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Jul 25, 2018

#### Answer:

You cannot convert mass to density. You can calculate density from mass and volume.

#### Explanation:

where:

If you known mass and volume, you can calculate density.

**Example:** What is the density of a sample of aluminum with a mass of

Jul 25, 2018

#### Answer:

Well, if these are all the data you got you are a shot bird....

#### Explanation:

By definition, density, mass per unit volume, is given by the quotient...

And so you need a measurement of the volume of the sample. For solids, liquids, and gases, what is your estimate of their relative densities?