Problem: A 40-lb container of topsoil has a volume of 1.9 gal{ m gal}.Calculate the average density of topsoil in units of g/cm3.

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We have to calculate the density of topsoil, 40 lb of which have a volume of 1.9 gal.


Density of a substance is defined as the mass contained in unit volume.

density = massvolume

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A 40-lb container of topsoil has a volume of 1.9 gal.

Calculate the average density of topsoil in units of g/cm3.

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