How To Calculate Density?

Short tutorial that explains you on how to calculate density from mass and volume.

Density Calculation

Density of any substance is defined as the mass per unit volume of the substance. Density is the mass of an object divided by its volume. The mass of water is expressed in grams (g) or kilograms (kg), and the volume is measured in liters (L), cubic centimeters (cm 3), or milliliters (mL). As, is the ratio of mass and volume, density is often measured in terms of g/ml.

This short tutorial will explain you on how to find the density of a substance given its mass and volume with a step-by-step instructions.
How To Calculate Density

Density = Mass / Volume
Density Formula

Consider a substance whose mass is 50g and volume is
6.36 ml. Find the density of the substance.

Step 1:
Mass = 50g
Volume = 6.36 ml
Density Example
Step 2:
Applying the values in the formula,
Density = Mass / Volume
Density = 50 / 6.36
Density = 7.86 g/ml
Density Calculation

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