What is the density of a substance if 3.00 mL has a mass of 3.85 grams?

1 Answer
Jan 17, 2018

Answer:

#rho_"density"="mass of stuff"/"volume of stuff"#

Explanation:

And looking at dimensions, for chemists, we typically use #g*mL^-1-=g*cm^-3#....

And so we take the quotient...

#rho_"stuff"=(3.85*g)/(3.00*mL)=1.28*g*mL^-1#...

Would this stuff float on water? Why or why not?