## Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

$2.0\times10^3 \text{ pounds per cubic feet}$
Using $D=\dfrac{M}{V}$ or the density of an object, then \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} D=\dfrac{M}{V} \\ D=\dfrac{500,000}{250} \\ D=2,000 .\end{array} In scientific notation, the density is $2.0\times10^3 \text{ pounds per cubic feet} .$