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Physics SBA #2: Relative Density

Aim: To find the relative density of an object.

Apparatus: Balance; measuring cylinder; displacement can; string

Diagram:

Method:

1. Measure and record the mass of the stone [zero scale and repeat for accuracy]
2. Calculate the average mass of stone
3. Measure and record volume of stone using the displacement can
4. Calculate density and hence relative density of stone

Results:

Try # Mass
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