Problem: Substance A has a density of 1.7 g/cm3.Substance B has a density of 1.7 kg/m3.Without doing any calculations, determine which substance is most dense.

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Substance A has a density of 1.7 g/cm3.

• 1.7 g in 1 cm3

Substance B has a density of 1.7 kg/m3.

• 1.7 kg in 1 m3 → larger mass but in a much much larger volume

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Substance A has a density of 1.7 g/cm3.
Substance B has a density of 1.7 kg/m3.

Without doing any calculations, determine which substance is most dense.

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