   Chapter 1, Problem 41RGQ

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Textbook Problem

You have a 250.0-mL graduated cylinder containing some water. You drop three marbles with a total mass of 95.2 g into the water. What is the average density of a marble? Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation: The average density of marble has to be given.

Concept Introduction:

Density: Is a characteristic property of a substance. The density of a substance is the relationship between the mass of the substance and how much space it takes up (volume).

Density = MassVolume

Explanation

The average density of marble is calculated as,

Calculate the volume of marble:_Volume of marble  = final volume of water - initial volume of water                                = 99 ml - 61ml = 38 mlCalculate the density of marble:_Given: mass =95

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