# Physical Science

If you are given the density and the mass, how do you get the volume?

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1. mass = volume x density
Rearrange to get
volume = mass/density

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2. Do you not know how to rearrange these formulas.
mass = volume x density. Let's use letters.
m = v x d
To solve for v, we want to get v on one side an everything eles on the other. How can we do that?
m = v x d.
We divide both sides by d.
m/d = v*d/d
m/d = v

OR, if we wanted to solve for density.
m = v x d
Divide by v (so the v cancels)
m/v = v*d/v
The v cancels and we have left
m/v = d
or mass/volume = density.

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