# chemistry

a cubic piece of metal measures 5.00 cm on each edge. if the metal is nickel, whose density is 8.90g/cm cubed, what is the mass of the cube?

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1. mass=density*volume

figure first the volume of the cube.

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posted by bobpursley
2. that's what I don't understand! :(

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posted by alice
3. The volume of the cube:

5 * 5 * 5 = 125 cubic centimeters

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4. volume = length x width x height and those are given in the problem.

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posted by DrBob222
5. Answer is 1480g Do the math. Someone already gave the formula. The cm cancels out after multiplying. Note: you have to cube the 5.5cm

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posted by Q

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