What is the density of a chunk of shiny metal that has a mass of 57.3 g and a volume of 4.7 #cm^3#?

1 Answer
Jul 9, 2018

Answer:

#rho_"shiny metal"~=12*g*cm^-3#...

Explanation:

By definition, #rho_"density"="mass"/"volume"#

And so we take the quotient....

#rho_"shiny metal"=(57.3*g)/(4.7*cm^3)=??*g*cm^-3#

We get an answer with units of #g*cm^3-=g*mL^-1#, as is appropriate for a density....