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You fill a 5 gallon pail with backyard soil. Assuming a bulk density of 1.3 g/cm^3, what is the total soil weight?

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1.3 g/cm^3 = 1.3 g/ml

1 gal = 3.7854 liters

All we do now is set up a unit dimension analysis. When doing ...