Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 10 - Fluids - Questions: 1

Answer

Not necessarily.

Work Step by Step

Density is the ratio of mass to volume. Light molecules packed close together can result in a material of higher density than heavier atoms that are packed rather loosely. To cite a concrete example, the densest element is osmium but an atom of osmium weighs less than an atom of, say, uranium.
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