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1.Guesstimate the 50ml mark for a graduated cylinder & fill with water of a known temperature.

2.Drain the water out & weigh it, If you weigh it in a seperate container you must know the weight of the seperate container first & subtract this from the final result.

3.Using the formula [mass=weight/gravity] we find the waters mass & then use

[volume = Density/mass] - density being known as a function of temperature - to find out how

close the volume was to 50ml.

4.Repeat, adding or removing water of the same temperature until you've arrived at 50ml.

Of course there are easier methods but this is one possible way of getting a reasonably accurate graduated cylinder, right?

Gracias

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# If I were to Calibrate a Graduated Cylinder

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