Density: Definition, Formula & Practice Problems


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You are asked to determine the density of a solid rectangular box. The box has a length of L = 1.5 m, a width of w = 0.5 m, and a height of h = 1.0 m. Calculate the density of this box if it has a mass of 4.5 kg. Note: the volume of a rectangular box V = L * w * h.

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1. We know that the volume of an object is 2.25 cubic meters and that it has a density of 1.55 kg/cubic meter. What is the mass of the object?

2. A metal sphere has a density of 2.5 kg/cubic meters and a mass of 12.5 kg. What is the volume of the sphere?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using their knowledge on density, students answer density and mass questions in this quiz/worksheet combo. Terms you need to know to pass the quiz include cubic meters and volume.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz and printable worksheet to assess your knowledge of:

  • How density is calculated
  • Properties of density
  • Finding volume
  • Identifying the mass of different objects

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most relevant information from the related density lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding mass
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about volume

Additional Learning

To learn more about density, review the interactive lesson Density: Definition, Formula & Practice Problems. This lesson will help you:

  • Define density
  • Find the volume of an object
  • Explain characteristics of density
  • Identify objects with the highest density
  • Learn how to find the mass of an object