# Problem: The estimated mass of the planet Jupiter is 1.90 × 10 27 kg and the density is believed to be 1.34 g/cm3. If Jupiter were a perfect sphere, what would be its diameter?A) 6.96 × 107 m                         B) 1.39 × 107 m                        C) 1.39 × 108 m                      D) 6.96 × 106 m

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We’re being asked to determine the diameter of Jupiter given that it has a mass of 1.90 × 1027 kg and a density of 1.34 g/cm3.

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

$\overline{){\mathbf{density}}{\mathbf{=}}\frac{\mathbf{mass}}{\mathbf{volume}}}$

Also, the volume of a sphere is given by:

$\overline{){\mathbf{V}}{\mathbf{=}}\frac{\mathbf{4}}{\mathbf{3}}{{\mathbf{\pi r}}}^{{\mathbf{3}}}}$

where:

r = radius. Recall that diameter = 2r. ###### Problem Details

The estimated mass of the planet Jupiter is 1.90 × 10 27 kg and the density is believed to be 1.34 g/cm3. If Jupiter were a perfect sphere, what would be its diameter?

A) 6.96 × 107 m

B) 1.39 × 107 m

C) 1.39 × 108 m

D) 6.96 × 106 m

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