Problem: A piece of metal weighs 22.25 g. When a student places it into a graduated cylinder containing water, the liquid rises from 21.25 cm3 to 23.75 cm3.  What is the density of the ore? A) 8.90 g/cm3B) 0.937 g/cm3 C) 0.112 g/cm3D) 9.37 g/cm3

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Recall that density is the ratio of the mass and volume of an object:


density=massvolume



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A piece of metal weighs 22.25 g. When a student places it into a graduated cylinder containing water, the liquid rises from 21.25 cm3 to 23.75 cm3.  What is the density of the ore? 

A) 8.90 g/cm3

B) 0.937 g/cm3 

C) 0.112 g/cm3

D) 9.37 g/cm3

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