# Densities of Common Substances Worksheet

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Densities of Common Substances
Substance
Water
Ice
Gasoline
Cork
Iron
Density
1.00 g/mL
0.92 g/mL
0.70 g/mL
11.30 g/mL
0.24 g/mL
7.90 g/mL
Substance
Seawater
Aluminum
Oil
Gold
Rubber
Bone
Density
1.025 g/mL
2.70 g/mL
0.90 g/mL
19.3 g/mL
1.10 g/mL
2.45 g/mL
Use the chart above to answer the following questions. SHOW YOUR WORK!
1. Identify the substance that has a mass of 70 g and a volume of 100 mL.
Will this substance float or sink in oil?
2. This substance has a volume of 200 mL and a mass of 180 g. What is it?
Will this substance float or sink in water?
3. This substance has a mass of 82 g and a volume of 30.3 mL. What is it?
Will this substance float or sink in water?
4. Identify the substance that has a mass of 4.41 g and a volume of 1.8 mL.
Will this substance float or sink in water?
5. This substance has a volume of 77 mL and a mass of 85 grams. What is it?
Will this substance float or sink in oil?
1. Write the formula for density. Density =
2. Complete the chart below.
Object
Volume (cm3 )
Mass (grams)
A
3
9
B
2
12
C
3
15
D
25
50
Density (g/ cm3)
3. Which of the above objects has the greatest density?
4. Which of the above objects has the least density?
C
Use the picture on the right to answer questions 5 -9.
5. The bead was placed into a test tube as shown on the
right. Is the bead more dense or less dense than
substance C?
B
6. What is the volume of the bead if the starting volume
of the liquids was 25 mL?
7. What is the density of the bead if its mass is 8 grams?
8. Predict the density of substance B
if substance A has a density of 4 g/cm3?
9. Looking at the graduated cylinder, list the letters in order
least dense to most dense.
A
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