What is the density of a substance that has a mass of #5# #g# and a volume of #40# #cm^3#?

1 Answer
Jun 4, 2017

Answer:

It would be #(5g)/(40cm^3)=0.125g//cm^3#

Explanation:

In SI units you want to use #kg//m^3#:

#(0.125g)/(cm^3)=(0.125gxx1000)/(cm^3xx1000)=0.125kg//dm^3#

#(0.125kg)/(dm^3)=(0.125kgxx1000)/(dm^3xx1000)=125kg//m^3=125kg*m^(-3)#