Problem: More sulfuric acid (density = 1.8302 g/cm3) is produced than any other chemical-approximately 3.6 x 1011 lb/yr worldwide.What is the volume of this amount in liters?

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Density of a substance is a quantity that relates its mass to the volume that it occupies.

It is defined as:


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We can interconvert between mass and volume using density.


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More sulfuric acid (density = 1.8302 g/cm3) is produced than any other chemical-approximately 3.6 x 1011 lb/yr worldwide.

What is the volume of this amount in liters?