Chemistry (12th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0132525763
ISBN 13: 978-0-13252-576-3

Chapter 3 - Scientific Measurement - 3 Assessment: 84

Answer

The plastic ball would sink because it is more dense than gasoline

Work Step by Step

15.8 grams divided by 19.7 cm cubed is 0.8 g/cm. So the ball is 0.8 g/cm while the density of gasoline is 0.69 g/cm. Which means that the plastic ball is denser than the gasoline.
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