# What is Specific Gravity? - Definition, Formula, Calculation & Examples

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### Which of the following will float in water? The density of water is 1 g/mL

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### 2. You want to make a marinade that contains soy sauce, water and other various ingredients. There are 71.94 g in 60 mL of soy sauce. Will the soy sauce float or sink in water? (density of water is 1 g/mL).

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This quiz/worksheet will prompt you to answer practice problems on specific gravity. In addition to this, you will be asked to solve for density and mass.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

More precisely, you will be assessed on the following:

• Whether some substances float or sink in water
• Your ability to solve for alcohol's mass
• Your ability to solve for the density and specific gravity of seawater

## Skills Practiced

• Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about gravity in a different light
• Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems on mass, density, and specific gravity
• Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the formula for specific gravity