Problem: Aluminum, gold, and iron have densities of 2.7 g/cc, 19.2 g/cc, and 7.874 g/cc, respectively. Suppose 5.0 g of each metal were obtained. Match each picture with the correct metal. The cylinders are drawn to have the same widths but various heights and are not to scale. 

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Aluminum, gold, and iron have densities of 2.7 g/cc, 19.2 g/cc, and 7.874 g/cc, respectively. Suppose 5.0 g of each metal were obtained. Match each picture with the correct metal. The cylinders are drawn to have the same widths but various heights and are not to scale. 

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