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So I received a lab today for physics. The first part of the lab I finished in about 20 minutes,had no trouble with it, but I don't understand what I'm doing wrong in the second part. I have to find the density of steel in excel, using experimental data that we found in class a few weeks ago.

The diameter, mass, and volume of the sphere are correct. This is my data:

Diameter Mass Volume

3.97 0.36 8.31

6.2 1.04 12.98

9.4 3.52 19.68

12.5 8.35 26.17

13.45 10.02 28.16

15.67 16.3 32.80

But for the density I keep getting these numbers:

Density

0.043318519

0.080131498

0.178886028

0.31910828

0.35588284

0.49691284

The balls are made of steel, so obviously the density I found is incorrect. Can someone please tell me what I'm doing wrong. I know the density is mass/volume... I know that, so I don't know what I'm doing wrong.

I'm sorry that the density and stuff are messed up, I dunno why physics forum did so

The diameter, mass, and volume of the sphere are correct. This is my data:

Diameter Mass Volume

3.97 0.36 8.31

6.2 1.04 12.98

9.4 3.52 19.68

12.5 8.35 26.17

13.45 10.02 28.16

15.67 16.3 32.80

But for the density I keep getting these numbers:

Density

0.043318519

0.080131498

0.178886028

0.31910828

0.35588284

0.49691284

The balls are made of steel, so obviously the density I found is incorrect. Can someone please tell me what I'm doing wrong. I know the density is mass/volume... I know that, so I don't know what I'm doing wrong.

I'm sorry that the density and stuff are messed up, I dunno why physics forum did so

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