Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 12 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 3

Answer

The volume of a squeezed loaf of bread is smaller, and the mass is the same. Density = $\frac{mass}{volume}$ so the ratio increases, i.e., the density increases.

Work Step by Step

This is discussed on page 229, and shown in Figure 12.4.
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