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Homework Help: Science

Posted by Alisha on Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at 11:26pm.

1) A piece of paraffin wax has a density of 9g/cm3, mass of 900g, and a volume of 100cm3. If the wax was melted to the liquid state, approximately what would it's volume be?
Would this wax float or sink in water? Explain.

2) A tin box ( Mass of 80g, Volume of 100cm3, and Density of 0.8g/cm3) has a hole in each side. Would it continue to float? Explain.

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