Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

Chapter 1 - Introduction: Matter and Measurement - Exercises: 1.4h

Answer

d=m/v

Work Step by Step

This question asks us to determine whether a measurement is a measurement of length, area, volume, mass, density, time, or temperature. The measurement is 2.56 g/ $cm^{3}$. This is a measurement of density. The density formula is d=mass/volume. The unit for mass is normally grams, and the unit for volume is $cm^{3}$. This means that when you solve for density, you are dividing grams by $cm^{3}$. This results in the units for density, g/$cm^{3}$. This means this measurement is a measurement of density.
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