Problem: A metal cube has an edge length of 11.4 mm and a mass of 6.67 g .Density of Common Substancesat 20 oCSubstanceDensity(g/cm3)Charcoal (from oak)0.57Ethanol0.789Ice0.917 (at 0oC)Water1.00 (at 0oC)Sugar (sucrose)1.58Table salt (sodium chloride)2.16Glass2.6Aluminum2.70Titanium4.51Iron7.86Copper8.96Lead11.4Mercury13.55Gold19.3Platinum21.4Refer to the table to determine the likely identity of the metal.

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We are asked to determine the likely identity of the metal.


Calculate volume in cm3

V =s3V = (11.4 mm)3×(1cm10 mm)3V = (11.4 mm)3×(1cm10 mm)3

V= 1.48 cm3 


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A metal cube has an edge length of 11.4 mm and a mass of 6.67 g .


Density of Common Substances
at 20 oC
SubstanceDensity
(g/cm3)
Charcoal (from oak)0.57
Ethanol0.789
Ice0.917 (at 0oC)
Water1.00 (at 0oC)
Sugar (sucrose)1.58
Table salt (sodium chloride)2.16
Glass2.6
Aluminum2.70
Titanium4.51
Iron7.86
Copper8.96
Lead11.4
Mercury13.55
Gold19.3
Platinum21.4


Refer to the table to determine the likely identity of the metal.

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