Problem: A solid aluminum sphere has a mass of 86 g .Use the density of aluminum to find the radius of the sphere in inches.

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density aluminum = 2.7 g/cm3

1 in = 2.54 cm

calculate the volume of 86 g aluminum:

V=86 g×cm32.7 gV=31.8518 cm3×(1 in2.54 cm)3V=31.8518 cm3×1 in316.387 cm3

V = 1.9437 in3


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A solid aluminum sphere has a mass of 86 g .

Use the density of aluminum to find the radius of the sphere in inches.

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