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Homework Help: Help finding kg of mercury please

  1. Sep 16, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    How many kg of mercury to fill a 250ml container?

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
  2. jcsd
  3. Sep 16, 2009 #2
    You need the density.
  4. Sep 16, 2009 #3
    .0136 kg/m^3 Is that what you mean?
  5. Sep 16, 2009 #4
    Yes, use the definition of density (kg / m^3) to get a relationship between density, mass and volume.

    Oh, and the value of density is wrong, you must multiply it by 10^6 to get it in kg / m^3
  6. Sep 16, 2009 #5
    It's 13534 Kg/m^3
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