Problem: A 40-lb container of peat moss measures 14x20x30 in. A 40-lb container of topsoil has a volume of 1.9 gal. { m gal}Calculate the average densities of peat moss and topsoil in units of g/cm3

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Step 1.Calculate volume of peat moss

V = 14×20×30 in3V = 840 in3 2.54 cm1 in3 = 137660 cm3


Step 2. Calculate the mass of the container

40 lb 454 g1 lb=18160 g

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A 40-lb container of peat moss measures 14x20x30 in. A 40-lb container of topsoil has a volume of 1.9 gal. Calculate the average densities of peat moss and topsoil in units of g/cm3

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