You have a piece of balsa wood that is 45 cm long, 8 cm high, and 4 cm wide. It weighs 50 g. What is its density?

1 Answer
Sep 21, 2016

Answer:

#"Density"# #~=# #0.03*g*cm^-3#

Explanation:

#"Density, "rho# #=# #"Mass"/"Volume"#

#rho# #=# #(50*g)/(45*cmxx8*cmxx4*cm)# #=# #(50*g)/(1440*cm^3)#

#=# #??*g*cm^-3#.

So will balsa wood float? Why or why not?