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A wooden cube of mahogany has a side length of 8 cm and a mass of 400 g.

What is the density of the cube?

Round to the nearest hundredth.

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A wooden cube of mahogany has a side length of 8 cm and a mass of 400 g.

What is the density of the cube?

Round to the nearest hundredth.

 

Volume = 8^3 = 512cm^3

 

density = mass/volume = 400/512 = 0.78125g/cm^3

 

Rounding to the nearest hundred makes little sense becuase the units that the answer should be in are not stated BUT

 

0.78 g/cm^3     may be what the question is after.

Melody  Jun 1, 2017

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