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# What are two measurements needed to find density and what is the formula to find density?

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###### 2009-01-11 04:37:33

Measure the mass and the volume. Then divide the volume by the mass.

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You can't. There are two measurements needed: MASS and Volume

Two measurements are needed - you must find its mass and its volume. Density is mass divided by volume.

It depends on what measurements are given. Density is mass per unit volume.

The formula for density: density = mass / volume. Volume of a cube = edge3 You could then need to find the mass of the cube and substitute the values into the density formula.

To find the density of a sample, one must measure its mass and its volume.

- measuring the volume of liquid- measuring the mass of liquid- calculate the density

There are a number of tools that are needed to find the density of a rock. You will mainly need a scale to measure the weight and the volume of the rock. Divide the mass of the rock by the volume to find the density.

Density = mass / volume You can switch around the formula to look like: Mass = density * volume

This density is measured by several methods; the simplest is with the formula density=mass/volume.

density = mass/volume i.e, D = m/v

The formula for calculating density is as follows: density = mass/volume. Simply put, if you divide an object's mass by its volume, you will find its density. Density is the mass of an object per unit volume.

To find out the density, you must know the volume of the object too, the formula to find the density of something is Density equals mass divided by volume.

Find the mass of a known volume of the liquid and use the formula mass/volume to find the density.

It means Using Tools to Find Out the Height , Weight , Mass , Volume and Density

Well if you have the other measurements V=l*w*h. then Density=mass/volume.

To figure this out, you want the density of mercury and any measurements needed for conversion. However, if you find a density measurement that includes the unit you're working with, no conversion is needed. For example, from Wolfram|Alfa (see link below), I found that the density of mercury is 112.95 lb/gal. That is your answer right there - there is 112.95 lbs per one gallon of mercury.

density = mass / volume. so you need to weigh to find the mass. To find the volume submerse in water and record the displacement of water to find the volume.

You can look up the density of different materials in a table of densities. But if you want a formula, just use the definition of density as mass / volume. This is also how you would measure the density of a substance of unknown density.

Density = mass/volume for solid, liquid, or gas. It doesn't matter.

The formula that relates the three is:volume = mass x density

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