Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity (9th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1133949649
ISBN 13: 978-1-13394-964-0

Let's Review: The Tools of Quantitative Chemistry - Study Questions - Page 43e: 57


a) $8.7\ g/cm^3$ b) Yes, Cadmium.

Work Step by Step

a) Volume of the metal: $36.7-28.2=8.5\ mL=8.5\ cm^3$ Mass of the metal: $74.122\ g$ Metal's density: $8.7\ g/cm^3$ b) Its density is closest to cadmium, but due to the proximity with other metals like cobalt and nickel, more tests might be required.
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