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one kilogram is poured into a cylandrical vase and fills it to a depth of 8 cm. find the cross section of the cylander.

how do i do this?

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    You need the density of the liquid, p in g cm^-3.

    volume=mass/density
    =1000 g/ p

    cross section of cylinder = c in cm^2
    volume of cylinder of liquid = cross section x h = c x 8

    so 8c=1000/p

    once you know p you can find c.

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