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You set out to determine the density of lead in the laboratory. Using a top loading balance to determine the mass and the water displacement method (Study Question 41) to determine the volume of a variety of pieces of lead, you calculate the following densities: 11.6 g/cm 3 , 11.8 g/cm 3 , 11.5 g/cm 3 , and 12.0 g/cm 3 . You consult a reference book and find that the accepted value for the density of lead is 11.3 g/cm 3 . Calculate your average value, percent error, and standard deviation of your results.

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ISBN: 9781337399074

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You set out to determine the density of lead in the laboratory. Using a top loading balance to determine the mass and the water displacement method (Study Question 41) to determine the volume of a variety of pieces of lead, you calculate the following densities: 11.6 g/cm3, 11.8 g/cm3, 11.5 g/cm3, and 12.0 g/cm3. You consult a reference book and find that the accepted value for the density of lead is 11.3 g/cm3. Calculate your average value, percent error, and standard deviation of your results.

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