Problem: A flask containing 7.50 mL of a liquid weighs 168.1 g with the liquid in the flask and 160.1 g when empty.Calculate the density of the liquid in g/mL to the correct number of significant digits.

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Establish the rules in significant figures and calculate the mass of liquid using weigh by difference then determine the density per g/mL

In order to determine the density of the liquid, we have to calculate for the mass of the liquid:

density = massvolume

mass of liquid = mass of beaker+liquid - mass of beaker

Remember the rules for the significant figures in calculations.

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A flask containing 7.50 mL of a liquid weighs 168.1 g with the liquid in the flask and 160.1 g when empty.

Calculate the density of the liquid in g/mL to the correct number of significant digits.

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