Problem: Part A - Conversions Involving Density.  Trex is a manufactured substitute for wood compounded from post-consumer plastic and wood. It is frequently used in outdoor decks. Its density is reported as 60.0 lb/ft3. What is the density of Trex in kg/L?a) 0.803 kg/Lb) 1.24 kg/Lc) 0.106 kg/Ld) 0.672 kg/Le) 0.960 kg/L

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We are asked to calculate the density of Trex in kg/L.

Given: 

60.0 lb/ft3

Conversions: 

1 kg = 2.2 lb

1 m = 3.28 ft

1 dm = 10-1 m

1 L = 1 dm3


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Part A - Conversions Involving Density.  

Trex is a manufactured substitute for wood compounded from post-consumer plastic and wood. It is frequently used in outdoor decks. Its density is reported as 60.0 lb/ft3. What is the density of Trex in kg/L?


a) 0.803 kg/L

b) 1.24 kg/L

c) 0.106 kg/L

d) 0.672 kg/L

e) 0.960 kg/L


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