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You place it in water to see the volume of water it displaces.

Fill a large, graduated measuring cylinder to about halfway with water (say to 50mL)

Put the irregular solid in, and measure the volume it reads (solid + water). (say it reads 80mL)

So the volume of the irregular solid will be:

volume(solid+water) - volume(water).

For example, the volume of the water was 50mL, and when the solid was added, the volume increased to 80mL.

The volume of the solid would be 80mL - 50mL.

So it would be 30mL.

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0You can use its displacement of water.

if you know their density, weigh them and work out the volume by density=mass/volume.

You can measure the volume of irregular solids by using water displacment which is meausured in mililiters (mL), and that, in turn, can be converted to cubic centimeters (cm3)

To measure what quantity of irregular solids? If its volume you are referring then you can use the volume displacement method where you need a measuring cylinder, water and possibly a displacement can.Measure a known quantity of water. Then immerse the irregular solid in this cylinder. The rise in the water level equals the volume of the irregular solid. Note that if the irregular object floats, a sinker must be used to fully immerse the irregular solid, where the volume of the sinker should be known.Hope this helps- if you need more information email me @ physicsisland@hotmail.com

When you want to measure the volume of irregular solids place it in a container containing water.The solid if it sinks in water will displace the water to occupy space.The difference in the actual measure of water and the displaced water is the volume of the solid. (this is called Archimedes' Principle)

Water displacement is used to find the volume of irregular solids as discovered by Archimedes

The volumes of small irregular solids are usually easily measured by measuring the volume of fluid displaced when they are immersed in a liquid. For example: You would have to put the object in a measuring glass with water in it. (~1/3 filled) Put the object in it and then get the number from the measuring glass (beaker etc. mostly beaker) and that is how you measure a irregular solid!

Measure the volume of the water you have. Insert irregular solid. Measure the volume of the water you have now, and subtract the initial water volume from the new water volume. The difference in volumes is the volume of your irregular solid.

A scientist may use a displacement can or Eureka beaker to measure the volume of an irregular object.

no,cubic centimeters are not used to measure the length of solids. They are use to measure volume of solids

It is used to measure liquid and solids and is a measure of volume.

To do this, you will need to measure the length and the width and the height and your have your answer to the volume.

cm3 stands for cubic centimetre. It is used to measure volume of solids and also volume of liquid in a container.

To determine volume of irregular solids:Pour some measured amount of liquid into a container (any amount, but be sure to measure it) then add the object and measure again. By subtracting the old measurement from the new one, you get the volume.

measure the volume of liquid that the object displaces

To measure volume of large irregular shaped objects you need a displacement can

The unit cm3 stands for cubic centimeters. Cubic centimeters is a unit of measure for reporting the volume of regular and irregular solid objects. When reporting the volume of a liquid, milliliters (mL) is the proper unit.

The process used to measure the volume of an irregular shaped object is called the water displacement method.

SI unit of volume is cubic meter (m3). The solids whose volume can be calculated by measuring length, width, height, diameter etc. are called regular solids.

Immerse it into water and the water displaced is equal to the volume of the object.

you cut it into regular solids then figure out those then add them together

Used to measure irregular objects volume.

To measure the volume of liquids. It can also be used to measure the volume of small irregular objects that are submersible.

If the object is irregular the best way is to measure the volume of water it displaces when you immerse it completely in water.

Measure a volume of liquid that the object will sink in, the put in the object to be measure. then measure the new volume. the difference between the last volume and the beginning volume is the volume of the object.

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