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College Physics

10th Edition
Raymond A. Serway + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285737027
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College Physics

10th Edition
Raymond A. Serway + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285737027

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Chapter 1, Problem 53AP
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One cubic centimeter (10 cm3) of water has a mass of 1.0 × 10−3 kg. (a) Determine the mass of 1.0 m3 of water. Assuming that biological substances are 98% water, estimate the masses of (b) a cell with a diameter of 10 μm, (c) a human kidney, and (d) a fly Take a kidney to be roughly a sphere with a radius of 4.0 cm and a fir to be roughly a cylinder 4.0 mm long and 2.0 mm in diameter.

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