Problem: You are given a marble made up of one of the metals listed below. To determine which one, you weigh the marble - it is 32.3 grams - and then drop it in a graduated cylinder containing 50.0 mL of water.  The volume of the marble and the water is 53.6 mL.  What is the metal?a. Ti  (d = 4.54 g/cm3)b. Co (d = 8.90 g/cm3)c. Mg  (d = 1.74 g/cm3)d. Al  (d = 2.70 g/cm3)e.  Ag (d = 10.5 g/cm3) 

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You are given a marble made up of one of the metals listed below. To determine which one, you weigh the marble - it is 32.3 grams - and then drop it in a graduated cylinder containing 50.0 mL of water.  The volume of the marble and the water is 53.6 mL.  What is the metal?

a. Ti  (d = 4.54 g/cm3)

b. Co (d = 8.90 g/cm3)

c. Mg  (d = 1.74 g/cm3)

d. Al  (d = 2.70 g/cm3)

e.  Ag (d = 10.5 g/cm3)

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