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A sculptor has a copper piece in the shape of a rectangular prism. The piece measures 5 miles by 0.9 mile by 0.02 mile and its mass is 894 kilograms.

 

What is the density of the copper?

 

Enter your answer as a decimal in the box. Round only your final answer to the nearest tenth.

 May 25, 2018
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Volume of prisim = 5 * 0.9 * 0.02  = 0.09  mi^3

 

Density =  Mass / Volume   =  894 / 0.09   ≈  9933.3   kg/mi^3

 

 

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 May 25, 2018
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Note: Density of copper is about 9 g/cm^3. The density calculated in your question is about 4,000,000,000x LESS than the true density of copper!!.

 May 25, 2018

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