Please correct me if wrong, but to explain why the mass of the pile is not pV = (2700 kg/m3)(1.0 m3) = 2700 kg, is because a pile of empty cans, its volume would be more of a dimension vs a weight. please explain concept if someone can. Thank you(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Question: A pile of empty aluminum cans has a volume of 1.0 m3. The density of aluminum is 2700 kg/m3. Explain why the mass of the pile is not "p(alumin)*V "= (2700 kg/m3)(1.0 m3) = 2700 kg. Used from the formula p=m/V

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