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Homework Help: Specific Gravity

  1. Feb 18, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    A piece of cork has a denisty of 0.25 g/cc. What is its specific gravity?

    2. Relevant equations

    SG = Psubstance / PH20

    3. The attempt at a solution

    I have no idea. was sick from class day of lesson.
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  3. Feb 18, 2008 #2


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    Density of substance = [itex]0.25 gcm^{-3}[/tex]
    Density of Water =[itex]1000kgm^{-3}[/itex]

    convert one's units to the other and substitute.
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