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Density of Metals

1. Which is more dense, lead or brass? How it can determine?

2. A sheet of metal has the dimensions 5mm, 25 cm, 55cm and its mass is 14.7kg. Using the densities of metals, can you definitely tell what metal this is? How?

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Chemistry, General Chemistry
Year 3
density
I have two questions:
1. Which is more dense, lead or brass? How it can determine?
2. A sheet of metal has the dimensions 5mm . 25 cm . 55cm and its mass is 14.7kg.Using the densities of metals, can you definitely tell what metal this is? How?

Thank you.
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Answer:

1. Lead is more dense than Brass.
You will find the densities of various metals at the following URL. Just copy it and paste in the address bar of your internet browser to see this table.

http://www.simetric.co.uk/si_metals.htm

Density of brass = 8400 to 8700 kg/m3
(kg means kilogram, m3 means meter cube i.e. cubic meter.)

It can be determined by various methods to ...

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This solution involves determining density of metals and identifying metals by density.

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