# Chemistry

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A graduated cylinder massed at 34.56g and then 8.6 ml was added of an unkonwn liquid this brought the mass to 45.87g. What is the density?

Or, do you subtract 45.87-34.56= 11.31 then do mass 11.31/volume8.6 = 1.315 which in sig fig is 1.3g/ml

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Mass empty cylinder = 34.56g
mass cylinder + liquid = 45.87g
The difference is the mass of the 8.6 mL of the liquid that was added.
Density = mass/volume

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so did I do it right?

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You did it exactly right. Bravo! I didn't scroll down far enough to see the bottom of the post where you had worked it out.

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Oh thank you!

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