Problem: A student is trying to find out what metal the yard sale ring is made of. The ring, when dropped into a cup of water, displaces 0.5 mL of water. The mass of the ring is 2.2g. Determine the most likely metal that the ring is made from.Metal    density (g/ml)Cu                 8.96Al                  2.70Ti                  4.51Fe                7.86Au                19.3Pt                   2.4

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A student is trying to find out what metal the yard sale ring is made of. The ring, when dropped into a cup of water, displaces 0.5 mL of water. The mass of the ring is 2.2g. 

Determine the most likely metal that the ring is made from.

Metal    density (g/ml)

Cu                 8.96

Al                  2.70

Ti                  4.51

Fe                7.86

Au                19.3

Pt                   2.4

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