Chemistry (4th Edition)

Published by McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
ISBN 10: 0078021529
ISBN 13: 978-0-07802-152-7

Chapter 1 - Questions and Problems - Page 31: 1.20


Liquids and solids: $g/cm^3$ Gas: $g/L$

Work Step by Step

That difference happens due to the fact that the density of gas is usually very small if represented in $g/cm^3$, in the order of $10^{-2}$ or $10^{-3}$. So, chemists use $g/L$ to be able to represent these numbers more easily.
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