Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 12 - Think and Explain: 49

Answer

A liter of water has more mass than a liter of ice.

Work Step by Step

Density = $\frac{mass}{volume}$ The larger-density material, for the same volume, has more mass. To take it to extremes, imagine a container of styrofoam vs. the same-size container of gold. The gold has more mass. This is discussed on page 230, in the Check Point.
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