The mass is 82.42 g, and the volume is 44.55 mL. What is the density of this substance?

1 Answer
Feb 6, 2016

Answer:

#"Density"#, #rho#, #=# #"mass"/"volume"#, so #rho# is approx. #0.50# #g*mL^-1#

Explanation:

#rho# #=# #(82.42*g)/(44.55*mL)# #=# #??# #g*mL^-1#.

Doing the equation like this, i.e. by including the dimensions of mass and volume, ensures that I get an answer with the correct units.