# The volume of 40g of a solid is 153cm3. if the denisty of water is 1g/cm3,will the solid float or sink ? state reason.

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by ambritvidhik

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Density of solid = mass/volume

= D = 40/153 = 0.261

since , 0.261<1 , So solid will float on water

= D = 40/153 = 0.261

since , 0.261<1 , So solid will float on water

= 0.261

0.261 < 1

Since the density of the solid is less than that of water, it will float.