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found in graduated cylinder curved surface of liquid in graduate


amount of matter in an object. (solid,liquid,Gas)


response or affect of gravity on mass


metric unit of measure


basic unit of finding mass

graduated cylinder

Instrument used to measure volume of a liquid

triple beam balance

tool used to measure mass

cubic centimeter

metric unit used to measure the volume of solids

characteristics of the volume of solids

definite shape,volume examples:rocks pennies grass

characteristics of the volume of liquid

no definite shape has definite volume examples:water oil

characteristics of the volume of gas

no definite shape or volume examples:oxygen<nitrogen<carbon dioxide

regular solid

it's volume can be found using lwh

irregular solid

something with no dimensions. example:rock

water displacement method

Subtract the original volume of water from the reading you get after adding an object to a graduated cylinder containg water. The difference is the volume of the object.

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