Hi, this is my question:

find the density of a piece of wood weighing 6g and having a volume of 8cm^3?

would i do 6/8= 0.75?

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- Feb 1st 2010, 06:48 AMandyboy179density?
Hi, this is my question:

find the density of a piece of wood weighing 6g and having a volume of 8cm^3?

would i do 6/8= 0.75? - Feb 1st 2010, 06:56 AMsongoku
Hi andy

Yes but beware of the units. They are not in SI. - Feb 1st 2010, 07:01 AMandyboy179
- Feb 1st 2010, 07:13 AMsongoku
Hi andy

This will help : International System of Units - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

You have to include the unit, which is g/cm^3 - Feb 1st 2010, 07:35 AMe^(i*pi)
In addition the SI unit of density is $\displaystyle kgm^{-3}$ and $\displaystyle 1\, \text{ kg m}^{-3} = 1000 \text { g cm}^{-3}$