What is the density of a 45 g object that when placed into 25 mL of the water the water rises to 40 mL?

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Sep 7, 2016

Answer:

#rho", density"# #=# #"Mass"/"Volume"# #~=3*g*mL^-1#

Explanation:

Clearly, the object has displaced #15*mL# of water, and thus has a volume of #15*mL#.

#rho", density"# #=# #(45*g)/(15*mL)# #=??*g*mL^-1#.