Posted by **Sarah** on Thursday, February 15, 2007 at 6:02pm.

The density of pure gold is 19.3 g/centimeter cube. A quantity of what appears to be gold has a mass of 465 grams and a volume of 26.5 mL. Is the substance likely to be pure gold?

please tell me how you got your answer. Thanks!

density = mass/volume

You know mass is 465 grams.

You know the volume is 26.5 mL or 26.5 cc.

calculate density and compare to 19.3

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