Density of a Metal

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Homework Statement


What is the density of lithium metal in g/cm^3 if a cylindrical wire with a diameter of 2.40mm and a length of 15.0cm has a mass of 0.3624g?


Homework Equations


D=m/V


The Attempt at a Solution


The problem I'm having is I don't understand what the problem is asking. How do you calculate the density of lithium metal with the diameter/length of a cylindrical wire and a the mass of the wire.
 

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You're given the dimensions of the rod, you can calculate the volume.
 

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