Problem: Which block in the following drawing of a balance is more dense, red or green?

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We’re being asked to determine which is more dense between the red and green block.


Density represents the mass of an object or compound within a given volume. It is given by:

Density (d) = massvolume


The greater the mass of the object the more dense it is. The greater the volume of the object the less dense it is.

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Which block in the following drawing of a balance is more dense, red or green?


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