(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

There is a cylinder with two sections (not straight down the middle). One has density 4.5(g/cm^3) the other with 6.4. The radius of the cylinder is 6cm and the total length is 19cm. The total mass is 11833 grams. I need to find the length of the lighter density section of the cylinder.

2. Relevant equations

A of circle = pi*r^2

V = B*h

D = m/v

3. The attempt at a solution

I could easily solve this problem if I knew the steps to take. The total volume is about 113 cm^3, but I don't see how I can apply that information. Also, am I correct in thinking that densities cannot be combined? Sorry for the measly attempt, it is just that I am unable to find a way to solve this. The math should be easy. I just need a plan.

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# Homework Help: Problem With Cylinder Involving Mass and Volume

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