## Volume V Density [ENDORSED]

Andrea- 3J
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### Volume V Density

Can someone explain the differences between volume and density?

Isabella Barkett 1G
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### Re: Volume V Density

Volume is the amount of space a substance takes up. On the other hand, the density is the mass of an object divided by the object's volume.

Michael Park
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### Re: Volume V Density  [ENDORSED]

Volume: Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space occupied by a liquid, solid, or gas. Common units used to express volume include liters, cubic meters, gallons, milliliters, teaspoons and ounces.

Density: Density is defined as the ratio between mass and volume or mass per unit volume. It is a measure of how much stuff an object has in a unit volume (cubic meter or cubic centimeter).

AshleyLamba1H
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### Re: Volume V Density

You need to know the volume of an object to calculate its density. For example, let's say there are two balls with equal mass. However, their volumes differ: one ball has a radius of 5 cm and the other has a radius of 1 cm. Following the density equation (D = m/V), we know that the larger ball is less dense than the smaller ball, despite them having equal mass.

Molly Oakes 1A
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### Re: Volume V Density

Volume is the amount of space something takes up, while density is the amount of mass per unit within that volume.

fara valdez
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### Re: Volume V Density

As said, volume measures space in an object while density measures amount of matter in that object.