# Find the final volume of water when solid is added to graduated cylinder

the density of pure silver pellets is 10.5 g/cm^3. if 5.25g of pure silver pellets is added to gradulated cylinder containing 11.2 mL of water, to what volume level will the water in the cylinder rise?

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Find the volume of the silver pellets from mass of silver/density of silver. Add this to the volume of water in the cylinder to get the new volume

kingchemist

Wed, 2012-02-01 03:07

i got 11.7 mL for the new volume. i did v=m/d or v=5.25g/10.5g/cm^3 and i got .5 cm^3 but then how do i cancel out the cm^3 to add the 11.2 L and .5?

kimpilo66

Wed, 2012-02-01 03:32

i have another question that i'm confused of is 2.0800 has 5 significant digits. am i right? what about 480? how many significant digits?

kimpilo66

Wed, 2012-02-01 03:39

kimpilo66

Wed, 2012-02-01 03:41

" i have another question that i'm confused of is 2.0800 has 5 significant digits. am i right? what about 480? how many significant digits? "

Correct there are 5. However, 480 only has 2. There are different rules for zeros after a decimal and before a decimal.

Yeah Chemistry

Wed, 2012-02-01 07:12