Problem: A large piece of jewelry has a mass of 132.6 g. A graduated cylinder initially contains 48.6 mL water. When the jewelry is submerged in the graduated cylinder, the total volume increases to 61.2 mL.(b) Assuming that the jewelry is made from only one substance, what substance is it likely to be? Explain

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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 large piece of jewelry has a mass of 132.6 g. A graduated cylinder initially contains 48.6 mL water. When the jewelry is submerged in the graduated cylinder, the total volume increases to 61.2 mL.

(b) Assuming that the jewelry is made from only one substance, what substance is it likely to be? Explain

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