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    Physics - Comparing Densities

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    A 40lb container of peat moss measures 14x 20x 30 in. A 40lb container of topsoil has a volume of 1.9 gal. Calculate the average densities of peat moss and topsoil in units of g/cm3. Would it be correct to say that peat moss is "lighter" than topsoil? Explain.

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    Density = Mass / Volume

    For peat moss, density = 40 lb/(14 x 20 x 30) cu.inches = ...

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    The expert compares densities of different topsoils. A complete, neat and step-by-step solution is provided.

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