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15.1 1 Section L I A 50 mL beaker is filled to the brim with mercury. How much does the mercury in the beaker weigh?

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  1. Hg is about 13.5 times water density of about 1 gram/cm^3
    50 mL = 50*10^-3 Liters
    liter is 10^3 cm^3 so we have 50 cm^3
    13.5 g/cm^3 * 50 cm^3 = 675 grams = .675 kg
    if you want weight not mass
    m g = .675 * 9.81 Newtons

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