Practice:
Here is some practice with the density and specific gravity calculations.
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Problem Density & Specific Gravity 1:
A rectangular block measures 2.3 x 5.1 x 7.8 centimeters. It has a mass of 66
grams. Determine its density and specific gravity.
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Problem Density & Specific Gravity 2:
A cylinder of plastic is 100 mm long, and 50 mm in diameter. It has a mass of 1
kg. Determine its
specific gravity and indicate whether it would float or sink in water.
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and answer.
Problem Density & Specific Gravity 3:
A board measures 2" x 6" x 5'. It weighs 15 Lbs, 4 oz. Determine its weight
density and specific
gravity.
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Problem Density & Specific Gravity 4:
A bar measures 12 mm x 20 mm x 1 m. It has a specific gravity of 2.78. Determine
its mass.
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Problem Density & Specific Gravity 5:
A piece of unknown material has an intricate shape. It has a mass of 126 g. You
submerge it to
find it displaces 422 ml of water. What is the specific gravity of the piece?
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calculations and answer.
