Problem: A sample of tetrachloroethylene, a liquid used in dry cleaning that is being phased out because of its potential to cause cancer, has a mass of 40.55 g and a volume of 25.0 mL at 25 oC. What is its density at this temperature?

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We are asked to determine the density of tetrachloroethylene that has a mass of 40.55 g and a volume of 25.0 mL at 25°C.


Recall that density is the ratio of the mass and volume of an object:

density=massvolume


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A sample of tetrachloroethylene, a liquid used in dry cleaning that is being phased out because of its potential to cause cancer, has a mass of 40.55 g and a volume of 25.0 mL at 25 oC. What is its density at this temperature?

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