Density

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Density:

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ρ  =  m / V

where  ρ =  density , m = mass , V= volume

ρ  is  ‘ rho’ , a Greek alphabet )

 

This equation can be rearranged to give:

   

       m

ρ                V

       

V =  m  /  ρ

and

m  =  V ρ

 

Density of some substances:

Density of water  =  1 g/cm³ = 1000 kg/m³

 

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The rare metal Osmium that has a density of  22.6  g/cm³  is the densest substance on Earth.

 

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