Problem: For each box below, examine the blocks attached to the balances.Based on their positions and sizes, determine which block is more dense (the dark block or the lighter-colored block), or if the relative densities cannot be determined. (Think carefully about the information being shown.)The first picture. 

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Recall density = mass/volume

dark blue block → larger mass (heavier) in a smaller volume → higher density

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For each box below, examine the blocks attached to the balances.

Based on their positions and sizes, determine which block is more dense (the dark block or the lighter-colored block), or if the relative densities cannot be determined. (Think carefully about the information being shown.)
The first picture. 

Two blocks on a balance, one dark, one lighter-colored. The dark block is smaller (less volume) than the lighter-colored block. The balance tilts in favor of the dark block.

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