# Density of Water Lab

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Calculating Density
What is density? ______________________________________________________________________
What is the formula for density?
List some units used for mass
List some units used for volume
List some units used for density
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Calculate the density of water using 3 different volumes.
Mass (g)
Empty Cylinder
Mass (g)
Cylinder + Water
Mass of Water
(g)
Volume of Water
(ml)
Density of Water
(g/ml)
20
40
60
Average Density of Water
Predict the density of water if the volume is 80 ml?_____________
Include units on
numbers
Graphing Mass and Volume of Water Samples
Title_______________________________________________________________________
Mass (g)
Volume (mL)
What is the independent variable? ________
What is the dependent variable? _________
What will you label the x – axis?
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What will you label the y – axis?
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1) Graph the data from above.
2) Include title, labels, numbers
and units.
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Use the graph to extrapolate the mass of a water sample with a volume of 80 mL.
The mass of an 80 mL sample of water is ___________ grams.
What is the shape of your graph? _______________________________
What happens to the mass when the volume increases? _________________________________
Is the relationship between mass and volume of a substance direct or inverse? __________________________
Calculate the slope of your line using the data in the table above. What does this slope represent? ___________________
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