Density. D = M / V 9-13-10. What is Density?. Density – the amount of matter (mass) in an object per unit of volume In other words: How much stuff is packed into a given space. How do we find an objects DENSITY?. We need to know two things:
D = M / V
Simply measure the difference between water levels in a graduated cylinder.
Draw a pic of a grad. cyl. below:
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