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:
Also, the volume of a sphere is given by:
r = radius. Recall that diameter = 2r.
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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