# Is mercury a heavier element than tin?

Nov 21, 2015

Yes. Mercury is nearly twice as heavy as tin.

#### Explanation:

The density of mercury is $\text{13.534 g/cm"^3}$, and the density of tin is $\text{7.31 g/cm"^3}$. This means that one cubic centimeter of mercury has a mass of $\text{13.534 g}$, and one cubic centimeter of tin has a mass of $\text{7.31 g}$.

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