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How is density calculated
mass divided by volume
Does the density of an object depend on its size, shape or composition?
How can you easily find the volume of any object?
submerge it in water and it will displace a volume equal to its volume
What is the name of the equipment invented by Archimedes for determining volume
What will happed to an object placed in water if it is more dense than water?
It will sink
What is the Greek symbol for density
It is the Greek letter rho ( it looks a bit like a letter p
If you know the density and the weight of an object, how can you find its volume?
divide the weight by the density