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: 1.31d

Answer

1110 g

Work Step by Step

This is a density calculation, where we are given the density (8.9 g/$cm^{3}$) and the length of one side of a cube (5.00 cm) and we have to find the mass. First, to find the volume use the formula volume of a cube=$side length^{3}$. When we sub in 5 cm, we get a value of 125 $cm^{3}$. Now solve the problem using the equation density=mass/volume. When we sub in our values and solve for mass, we get a value of 1110 grams.
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