The relative amount of gold in an alloy is commonly expressed in units of carats. Pure gold is 24 carats, and the percentage of gold in an alloy is given as a percentage of this value. For example, an alloy

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  1. Chemistry

    Pure platinum is too soft to be used in jewelry because it scratches easily. To increase the hardness so that it can be used in jewelry, platinum is combined with other metals to form an alloy. To determine the amount of platinum in an alloy, a 7.804 g

  2. Chemistry

    Duralin is an alloy of aluminium containing 4.5% manganese, 3.5% copper, and 0.45% magnesium. How much magnesium is present in a 32 g sample of this alloy? Answer in units of mol

  3. math

    shanon needs 20g of 80% of gold to make a pendan. she has some 85% gold and some 70% gold, from broken jewelry and wants to know how much she should use. determine the quantity of each alloy that she should use.

  4. Physiology

    Pure gold has a density of 19 g/ml. If you bought a gold ring and found it had a volume of 0.3 ml and it weighed 5.7 grams, is it real gold? Show me your calculation

  5. math

    a metalworker has a metal alloy thay is 25% copper and another alloy that is 60% copper. how many kilograms of each alloy should the metalworker combine to create 90kg of a 53% coppet alloy

  6. Algebra

    A goldsmith has two gold alloys. The first alloy is 20% gold; the second alloy is 60% gold. How many grams of each should be mixed to produce 40 grams of an alloy that is 30% gold? amount of 20% gold_____g Amount of 60% gold_____g

  7. Chemistry

    A 2.35 g sample of a substance suspected of being pure gold is warmed to 72.2 ∘C and submerged into 15.5 g of water initially at 24.1 ∘C. The final temperature of the mixture is 26.5 ∘C. Part A What is the heat capacity of the unknown substance? Part

  8. algebra

    A goldsmith has two gold alloys. The first alloy is 30% gold; the second alloy is 80% gold. How many grams of each should be mixed to produce 10 grams of an alloy that is 40% gold? amount of 30% gold ___ g amount of 80% gold ___ g

  9. Physics

    Archimedes purportedly used his principle to verify that the king's crown was pure gold, by weighing the crown while it was submerged in water. Suppose the crown's actual weight was 14.0 N. The densities of gold, silver, and water are 19.3 g/cm^3, 10.5

  10. chemistry

    Duralin is an alloy of aluminium containing 4.5% manganese, 3.5% copper, and 0.45% magnesium. How much magnesium is present in a 90 g sample of this alloy? Answer in units of mol

  11. Physics please check

    The "karat" is a dimensionless unit that is used to indicate the proportion of gold in a gold-containing alloy. An alloy that is one karat gold contains a weight of pure gold that is one part in twenty-four. What is the volume of gold in a 20.0 karat gold

  12. Physics, still don't get it!

    The "karat" is a dimensionless unit that is used to indicate the proportion of gold in a gold-containing alloy. An alloy that is one karat gold contains a weight of pure gold that is one part in twenty-four. What is the volume of gold in a 20.0 karat gold

  13. Science

    How many number of gold atom are present in 0.6 gm of 18 carat gold.The 24 carat gold is taken as 100% pure gold.(atomic mass of gold=197a.m.u)

  14. physics

    Show that for 1 kg of pure gold the volume of water displaced is 51.8 cm^3 I know that the density of pure gold is 19.32 gm/cm^3 so 1 kg/19.32 gm/cm^3= 0.05175 ? I have come along way with this problem and feel like I am close, but now I need help. How do

  15. math

    Anne and Nancy use a metal alloy that is 20.45% copper to make jewelry. How many ounces of a 12% alloy must be mixed with a 25% alloy to form 100 ounces of the desired alloy?

  16. Algebra

    solve linear equation-an alloy of metal is 25% copper. Another alloy is 50% copper. how much of each alloy should be used to make 1000 grams of an alloy that is 45% copper

  17. College Algebra

    A goldsmith has two gold alloys. The first alloy is 30% gold; the second alloy is 80% gold. How many grams of each should be mixed to produce 50 grams of an alloy that is 68% gold? amount of 30% gold ______grams amount of 80% gold ______grams

  18. Physics

    A piece of gold-aluminium alloy weighs 49N when suspended from a spring balance and submerged in water it weighs 39.2N what is the weight of Gold in the alloy if the specific gravity of gold is 19.3 and aluminium is 2.5?

  19. physics

    a piece of gold aluminuim alloy weighs 100g in air and 80g in water.what is the weight of the gold in the alloy if the relative density of gold is 19.3 and that of aluminium is 2.5

  20. physics

    According to legend, to determine whether the king's crown was made of pure gold, Archimedes measured the crown's volume by determining how much water it displaced. The density of gold is 19.3 g/cm^3. If the crown's mass was 6.00 * 10^2g, what volume of

  21. math

    The amount of gold jewelry and other products is measured in karats (K), where 24K represents pure gold. The mark 14K on a chain indicates that the ratio between the mass of the gold in the chain and the mass of the chain is . If a gold ring is marked 18K

  22. physics2 lab

    a 50 g bracelet is suspected of being gold plated lead instead of pure gold.when it is dropped into a full glass of water,4cm of water overflows.is the bracelet pure gold?if not,what proportions of its mass is gold?determine also the amount of its

  23. Maths Percentage

    Find the percentage of pure gold in 22-carat gold, if 24-carat gold is 100% pure gold.

  24. Science

    Compounds with high melting points have ___ a. Covalent bonds b. Metallic Bonds c. Ionic bonds*** d. No chemical bonds How could you determine if a sample of gold is pure? Compare the sample's density with that of pure gold.*** Compare the sample's color

  25. Algebra/Math

    Can you show work por favor? :) A metalworker has a metal alloy that is 20% copper and another alloy that is 60% copper. How many kilograms of each alloy should be combined to create 80 kg of a 53% copper alloy?

  26. Chemistry

    The relative amount of gold in an alloy is commonly expressed in units of carats. Pure gold is 24 carats, and the percentage of gold in an alloy is given as a percentage of this value. For example, an alloy that is 50 percent gold is 12 carats. State the

  27. Physics

    The "karat" is a dimensionless unit that is used to indicate the proportion of gold in a gold-containing alloy. An alloy that is one karat gold contains a weight of pure gold that is one part in twenty-four. What is the volume of gold in a 20.0 karat gold

  28. physical science

    A 50.g bracelet is suspected pf being gold plated lead instead of pure gold. It was dropped into a full to the rim glass of water and 4cm to the third power overflowed. Is the the bracelet pure gold. Explain. (Density of gold=19 g/cm to the third power and

  29. ALGEBRA

    If a jeweller wishes to form 12 ounces oif 75%pure gold from substances that arev 60% AND 80% pure gold .How much of each substances must be mixed together to produce this?

  30. Algebra 1 (Ms. Sue)

    1). Solve each equation. 17 = w - 4 2/3s = -6 1/3y + 1/4 = 5/12 x/8 - 1/2 = 6 5/6x - 1/3 = 5/2 2). In 1668, the Hope diamond was reduced from its original weight by about 45 carats, resulting in a diamond weighing about 67 carats. Write and solve an

  31. Chemistry

    From the jewelry descriptions given, select the homogeneous mixture or solution. Answer?? 10 carat (K) electroplated gold jewelry 24 carat (K) gold jewelry (i know this is pure gold) 18 carat (K) gold jewelry Are these right? CaCl2>>calcium chloride

  32. science

    Pure gold has a density of 19.32 g/cm3. How large would a piece of gold be if it had a mass of 483 g?

  33. chemistry

    A 9.35 gram of ring with it's volume of 0.654 cm3 is an alloy of gold and with density of gold and silver respectively 19.3 g/cm3 and 10.5 g/cm3 assume there is no change in volume when pure metals are mixed. calculate volume of gold?

  34. Algebra 2

    The purity of gold is measured in karats. Twenty-four karat gold is pure gold and k karat gold is k/24 gold by mass. One piece of 16-karat gld jewelry has a mass of 30 grams and another piece of 10-karat gold jewelry has a mass of 40 grams. Find the number

  35. Math (Word Problem into formula)

    A chemist is studying the properties of a bronze alloy (mixture) of copper and tin. She begins with 6 kg of an alloy that is one sixth tin. Keeping the amount of copper constant, she adds small amounts of tin to the alloy. Letting x be the total amount of

  36. Chemistry

    A mettallurgist decided to make a special alloy. He melted 30 grams of Au(Gold) with 30 grams of Pb. This melting process resulted to 42 grams of an Au-Pb alloy and some leftover Pb. This scientist wanted to make 420 grams of this alloy with no leftovers

  37. science

    howmany number of gold atoms are present in 0.6 of 18 carat gold. 24 carat gold is taken as 100 % pure gold

  38. physics

    The British Sovereign coin is an alloy of gold and copper having a total mass of 7.988 g and is 22-karat gold. (a) Find the mass of gold in kg using that # of karats = 24 x (mass of gold)/(total mass). (b) Calculate the volumes of gold and copper used to

  39. difference between 10k, 14k, 18k gold

    I am in the process of ordering a class ring and the options for the gold are 10K, 14K, and 18K. I know the price is different, but I was just wondering if anybody knows if you can actually tell a difference between them when you look at them or do they

  40. maths word problem help!

    A and B are two alloys of gold and copper,prepared by mixing metals in the ratio 7:2 and 7:11 respectively.if equal quantity of alloys are melted to form a third alloy C.find the ratio of gold and C show working thanks GOD bless

  41. math

    jewelry marked 14 karat gold is 14/24 pure gold. what is the percent

  42. Physics

    The karat is a dimensionless unit that is used to indicate the proportion of gold in a gold-containing alloy. An alloy that is one karat gold contains a weight of pure gold that is one part in twenty-four. What is the volume of gold in a 20.0-karat gold

  43. chemistry

    A 14 karat gold alloy contains 58% m/m gold. How much of this alloy can a jeweler make using 50.0 g of pure gold?

  44. Adut education

    The amount of gold jewelry and other products is measured in karats (K), where 24K represents pure gold. The mark 14K on a chain indicates that the ratio between the mass of the gold in the chain and the mass of the chain is 14:24 If a gold ring is marked

  45. Chemistry 101

    A crown is determine to weigh 2.65 kg. When this crown is submerged in a full basin of water, the overflow is found to be 145 mL. Is the crown pure gold or a gold-silver alloy? The density of silver is 10.5 g/mL and gold that of gold is 19.3 g/mL. Show

  46. Chemistry 101

    A crown is determine to weigh 2.65 kg. When this crown is submerged in a full basin of water, the overflow is found to be 145 mL. Is the crown pure gold or a gold-silver alloy? The density of silver is 10.5 g/mL and gold that of gold is 19.3 g/mL

  47. Chemistry

    A homogenous mixture of metals is called an alloy. An alloy is found to be 30% by volume gold with the rest being aluminum. Aluminum has a density of 2.70 g/cm³. Gold has a density of 13.1 g/cm³. If a piece of alloy contains 3.70 lbs. of gold, how many

  48. chemistry

    A 9.35 gram of ring with it's volume of 0.654 cm3 is an alloy of gold and with density of gold and silver respectively 19.3 g/cm3 and 10.5 g/cm3 assume there is no change in volume when pure metals are mixed. The volume of gold is?

  49. Algebra

    The purity of gold is measured in karats. Twenty-four karat gold is pure gold and k karat gold is k/24 gold by mass. One piece of 16-karat gold jewelry has a mass of 30 grams and another piece of 10-karat gold jewelry has a mass of 40 grams. Find the

  50. Chemistry

    A street merchant is trying to sell you a 14 karat (24 karat is 100% pure) bracelet for $450. The gold is alloyed with copper. Before buying the item, you weigh it to be 110 grams and you also measure its water displacement as 7.59 mL. What is the %

  51. college algebra word problem

    A goldsmith has two alloys that are different purities of gold. The first is 3/4 pure and the second is 5/12 pure. How many ounces of each should be melted and mixed in order to obtain a 6 oz mixture that is 2/3 pure gold?

  52. physics

    the relative density of an alloy is 6.5.find the mass of the solid alloy cube of side 20cm.what volume of the alloy has a mass of 13kg

  53. CHEMISTRYYYY HELP

    A sample of gold ore contains 22.0 g of gold metal per 100kg of ore. If gold has a market value of $350.00 per oz., what mass of ore, in tons, must be refined to get one million dollars worth of pure gold?

  54. Physics

    The relative density of an alloy is 6.5.a.find the mass of a solid cube of side 20cm.b.what volume of the alloy has a mass of 13kg

  55. math please help!!

    Solve the problem. Anne and Nancy use a metal alloy that is 24.9% copper to make jewelry. How many ounces of a 20% alloy must be mixed with a 27% alloy to form 100 ounces of the desired alloy?

  56. College Pre Calculus

    anne and nancy use a metal alloy that is 19.3% copper to make jewelry. how many ounces of a 19% alloy must be mixed with a 20% alloy to form 110 ounces of the desired alloy?

  57. physics honors

    Suppose that pure gold was to be made into a very long, thin wire for high-end stereo systems. (Gold is often used because it does not oxidize so it makes very good electrical contacts). If the gold wire was to have a radius of 0.01 cm, how long of a wire

  58. Physics

    An alloy of copper and gold displaces 1.935 cm^3 of water. It has a mass of 33.44g. If gold has a density of 19.3g/cm^3 and copper has a density of 8.9g/cm^3, what is the percent of gold by mass in the object?

  59. physics

    n alloy of copper and gold displaces 1.935 cm^3 of water. It has a mass of 33.44g. If gold has a density of 19.3g/cm^3 and copper has a density of 8.9g/cm^3, what is the percent of gold by mass in the objec

  60. college algebra

    a chemist has two alloys one of which is 5% gold and 15% lead and the other of which is 25% gold and 30% lead how many grams of each of the two alloys should be used to make an alloy that contains 40g of gold and 93g of lead ?

  61. chemistry

    From the jewelry descriptions given, select the homogeneous mixture or solution. Answer?? 10 carat (K) electroplated gold jewelry 24 carat (K) gold jewelry (i know this is pure gold) 18 carat (K) gold jewelry Are these right? CaCl2>>calcium chloride

  62. Chemistry

    A 15g sample of what appears to be gold that was heated from 22 degrees C to 39 degrees C, required 26.3 J of energy. If the specific heat of gold is .129 J/(g x degrees C), is the metal pure gold? Defend your answer with calculations.

  63. science

    pure gold is highly malleable. describe a use og gold when this property is not desirable

  64. 11th Grade chemistry

    How to get pure gold from impure gold..please specify the chemical equation.. any example is fine,e.g. AuCl3 -> Au

  65. Chemistry

    A 2.6 g of a substance that looks like gold needed 9.4 J of heat energy to raise its temperature from 20 to 38 ºC. Is the metal pure gold?

  66. Chemistry

    Diamonds are measured in carats, and 1 carat=0.200g. The density of diamonds is 3.51g/cm3. what is the volume of a 5.0-carat diamond, expressed in liters?

  67. s.h.s chemistry

    which has a higher melting point pure gold or impure gold

  68. math

    jewelry marked 14 karat gold is 14/25 pure gold. what is the percent

  69. Chemistry

    The density of pure gold is 19.3 g/centimeter cube. A quantity of what appears to be gold has a mass of 465 grams and a volume of 26.5 mL. Is the substance likely to be pure gold? please tell me how you got your answer. Thanks! density = mass/volume You

  70. chem

    gold hasa density of 19 g/cm^3 if an 18 inch necklace is made of pure gold how much would it weigh in grams if it is 1 cm wide and 1 mm thick

  71. chemistry

    A 4.90 g nugget of pure gold absorbed 255 J of heat. What was the final temperature of the gold if the initial temperature was 24.0°C? The specific heat of gold is 0.129 J/(g·°C).

  72. Chem

    Pure gold adopts a face-centered cubic crystal structure. It also has a density of 19.30g/mL. What is the edge length of gold's unit cell? What is the atomic radius of gold? I understand how to do this problem the other way: when you have the unit cell and

  73. chemistry

    It is observed that when solid copper is added to a solution containing gold ions, the copper dissolves and the gold precipitates. Similarly, almost every other metal will displace gold from solutions of gold salts. a. Do these results mean that the gold

  74. algebra

    assume that a jeweler needs 80 grams of an alloy that is 30% gold. He has avaliable one alloy that is 5% gold and another that is 85% gold; he will mix some of each If x equal the number of grams of the first alloy (so the number of grams of the second is

  75. Chemistry

    A piece of metal alloy (a solution of metals) is made of gold and silver. It is 20% by mass silver. An irregularly shaped piece of this alloy contains 0.356 lb of gold. When the alloy is added to a graduated cylinder that contains 31.55 mL of alcohol, the

  76. math

    How many ounces of an alloy containing 30% gold on the world market must be added to 10 ounces of an alloy containing 5% to produce an alloy containing 20% gold?

  77. maths

    In 60 ounces of alloy for watch cases there are 20 ounces of gold.how much copper must be added to the alloy so that a watch case weighing 4 ounces,made from the new alloy,will contain 1 ounce of gold.......answer is 20 ounces

  78. College Algebra - Chemistry

    A goldsmith has two gold alloys. The first alloy is 25% gold and the second is 55% gold. How many grams of each should be mixed to produce 40 grams of an alloy that is 43%?

  79. Math

    The amounts by weight of gold, silver and lead in three alloys of these metals are in the ratio 1:5:3 in the first alloy, 2:3:4 in the second and 5:2:2 in the third. How many kg of the first alloy must be used to obtain 10kg of an alloy containing equal

  80. algebra

    a jeweler purchased 5 oz of a gold alloy and 20 oz of a silver alloy for a total cost of $540. The next day at the same price per ounce, the jeweler purchased 4 oz of th egold alloy and 25 oz of the silver alloy for a total cost of $450. Find the cost per

  81. chemistry

    Archimedes used density along with mass and volume of alloys (mixtures) of gold and silver to determine the percent of gold (and also silver) in these alloys by simple, non-destructive measurements. Prove that the mass of gold in a given mass of silver

  82. physics

    The relative Density of an alloy is 65.(a) find the mass of a solid alloy cube of side 20cm.(b) what vol of the alloy has a mass of 13kg? Please explain in details

  83. physics

    the relative density of an alloy is 6.5.find the mass of the solid alloy cube of side 20cm.what volume of the alloy has a mass of 13kg

  84. Physics

    The relative density of an alloy is 6.5,calculate the mass of the solid alloy cube of sides 20cm.what volume of alloy has a mass of 3kg

  85. Chemistry

    November's birthstone is citrine, a yellow member of the quartz family. It is primarily silicon dioxide, but small amounts of iron(III) ions give it its yellow color. A high quality citrine containing about 0.040 moles of SiO2 costs around $225. If this

  86. algebra

    A chemist has x grams of an alloy that is 20% silver and 10% gold, and y grams of an alloy that is 25% silver and 30% gold. Express the number of grams of gold in the two allows in terms of x and y.

  87. Chemistry

    An alloy contains 39.5 mass% silver (Ag) and has density og 7.86 g/ml What volume of alloy would be needed to contain 12.0g of pure Ag?

  88. problem solving

    You purchased 18 karat gold chain that weights 15 grams. How much gold did you purchase in grams? In carats? (1 carat=0/2 grams)

  89. math

    a diamond weighing 2.5 carats was cut into two pieces. The two pieces were put on a balance scale, one on each side. An additional weight of 0.9 carats on one side was required to maintain balance. Find the weight, in carats, of the larger piece

  90. Chemistry

    To assay silver content in an alloy, a 13.38 g sample of alloy was dissolved in nitric acid. The addition of 0.53 molar sodium chloride resulted in the precipitation of silver chloride. If the alloy were pure silver, what volume of sodium chloride is

  91. algebra

    Solve the problem. Anne and Nancy use a metal alloy that is 24.9% copper to make jewelry. How many ounces of a 20% alloy must be mixed with a 27% alloy to form 100 ounces of the desired alloy?

  92. math

    Anne and Nancy use a metal alloy that is 23.5% copper to make jewelry. How many ounces of a 21% alloy must be mixed with a 30% alloy to form 108 ounces of the desired alloy?

  93. Physics

    9. A lump of gold sample is suspected to have a mass of 500g and is found to have a relative den of 5.2 Find what mass of gold is present in the sample If the relative den of gold and aluminium are 19.3 and 2.6

  94. Math

    There are two alloys consisting of zinc, copper and tin. The first alloy contains 25% zinc and the second alloy contains 50% copper. The percentage of tin in the first alloy is twice that in the second alloy. 200 kg of the first alloy and 300 kg of the

  95. Definitions....

    What is pure liquid? What is impure liquid? Thx You are going to have to define these in context. "Pure" is a relative term. For instance, the term "pure" water...is it really pure? It depends on the definition of pure being used. Pure liquid could mean

  96. Chemistry

    How many grams silver is added to 13 grams gold to produce 85% gold alloy?

  97. Chemistry

    How many grams silver is added to 13 grams gold to produce 85% gold alloy?

  98. Chemistry

    How many grams silver is added to 13 grams gold to produce 85% gold alloy?

  99. Honors chemistry

    i am doing a project for school and i was told to research the alloy of 16 carat gold. I have found all the other information that i need, but i cannot find the melting or boiling point of 16 carat gold! please help soon my project is due tomorrow.

  100. science

    is there any alloy which is equally dense with gold?

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