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 Dec 11th 2015, 09:47 AM #1 Junior Member   Join Date: Jan 2012 Posts: 19 weight or mass of water density of water we say is equal to 1 g/cubic cm. can we say that 1 cubic cm volume of water will weigh 1 gram (mass of water)? Can we deduce such result from density of the given substance? Kindly enlighten me. with warm regards, Aranga
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 Originally Posted by arangu1508 density of water we say is equal to 1 g/cubic cm. can we say that 1 cubic cm volume of water will weigh 1 gram (mass of water)? Can we deduce such result from density of the given substance? Kindly enlighten me. with warm regards, Aranga
You have been given the density of water: 1 g/cm^3. The density of a substance is given by (density) = mass / volume. So if (density) = 1 g/cm^3 then 1 cm^3 of water has a mass of 1 g.

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