Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 1 - Sections 1.1-1.8 - Exercises - Problems by Topic: 65

Answer

No, the density of the penny is less than the pure copper.

Work Step by Step

$D=\frac{m}{v}$ density equation Density of the penny $D=\frac{2.49g}{0.349 cm^{3}}=7.13\frac{g}{cm^{3}}$, $7.13\frac{g}{cm^{3}}$is less than density of the pure copper $8.93\frac{g}{cm^{3}}$
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