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# What Best Describes Density?

According to the science department at Elmhurst College, the density of an object is how relatively heavy an object is at a fixed volume. Mathematically, the definition of density is mass divided by volume, where the standard mass is in grams and the standard volume is in milliliters.

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Less dense objects float in solvents that are more dense. Since water has a density of one gram per milliliter, any object that is less dense than water is likely to float on water. Objects with a volume in milliliters greater than their mass in grams most likely will float in water.

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## How Do You Convert Milligrams to Milliliters?

A: In order to convert milligrams to milliliters, one must know the density of the substance; if the density is measured in milligrams per milliliter, the mil... Full Answer >Filed Under: -
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## What Is the Formula That Indicates That Volume Equals Mass Divided by Density?

A: The formula for density, which is mass divided by volume, can be manipulated to have the volume as the unknown. Given the mass and the density, the volume ... Full Answer >Filed Under: -
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## How Many Liters Are in One Ton?

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## How Do You Find Mass?

A: Mass is equal to density times volume, or m = Dv, since density is equal to mass divided by volume, or D = m/v. Mass is denoted by the symbol "m," and its ... Full Answer >Filed Under: