Problem: Backpackers often use canisters of white gas to fuel a cooking stove’s burner. If one canister contains 1.75 L of white gas, and the density of the gas is 0.720 g/cm3 , how many kilograms of fuel are in one canister?

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1 L  = 1 dm3

Calculating for the mass of gas in kg:

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Backpackers often use canisters of white gas to fuel a cooking stove’s burner. If one canister contains 1.75 L of white gas, and the density of the gas is 0.720 g/cm3 , how many kilograms of fuel are in one canister?

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