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Converting cm,mm,m to L, g/mL, cm^3

Postby Miss Confused » Wed Feb 14, 2007 10:19 am

A block of wood 13.0 cm x 15.0mm x 0.289 m has a mass of 230.56 grams.
(a)What is the Volume of the block in cm^3 (centimeters cubed)?
(b) What's the Volume in Liters?
(c)What is the density of the block of wood in g/mL?

Can someone please explain what the steps are for converting this? I would really appreciate it! Thank You! = )
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Re: Converting cm,mm,m to L, g/mL, cm^3

Postby convert-me.com » Wed Feb 14, 2007 3:17 pm

Miss Confused wrote:A block of wood 13.0 cm x 15.0mm x 0.289 m has a mass of 230.56 grams.
(a)What is the Volume of the block in cm^3 (centimeters cubed)?
(b) What's the Volume in Liters?
(c)What is the density of the block of wood in g/mL?

Can someone please explain what the steps are for converting this? I would really appreciate it! Thank You! = )


Homework?

(a) to calculate the volume you need to multiply all three dimensions (length, width and height) together. You'll get the volume in cm^3

(b) to convert the volume from cm^3 to liters, you can use our converter http://www.convert-me.com/en/convert/volume

(c) to find the density in g/mL you need to divide the mass of the block in grams by its volume in milliliters. You have the mass, and you got the volume in liters in step (b). There are 1000 mL in a liter. So simply divide your block mass by its volume in liters and then divide the result by 1000.
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help

Postby gillianlvw » Thu Feb 14, 2008 5:03 pm

a tank is 30 cm long and 16 cm high. if it is 5/6 full it contains 8 liters. what is it's width?

i need help in getting the answer since i don't know how to convert cm to liters. that's all i need
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Re: help

Postby Guest » Thu Feb 14, 2008 7:27 pm

gillianlvw wrote:a tank is 30 cm long and 16 cm high. if it is 5/6 full it contains 8 liters. what is it's width?

i need help in getting the answer since i don't know how to convert cm to liters. that's all i need


1 L = 1000 mL = 1000 cm³

Liter is a "special name" for cubic decimeter dm³. There are 10 cm in 1 dm, therefore 1000 cm³ in 1 dm³
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