Problem: For each box below, examine the blocks attached to the balances.The second picture. 

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Recall density = mass/volume

Two blocks on a balance, one dark, one lighter-colored. Each block is approximately the same size (same volume). The balance tilts in favor of the lighter-colored block.

dark blue block → smaller mass (lighter) in the same volume → lower density

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

The second picture. 

Two blocks on a balance, one dark, one lighter-colored. Each block is approximately the same size (same volume). The balance tilts in favor of the lighter-colored block.

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