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Secondary III • 1yr.

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What causes one substance to have a higher density than another? thank you

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    Team Alloprof • 1yr.

    Hello!

    Thank you for your question 😉

    The density of a substance is determined by the quantity of mass it possesses in a given volume.

    A substance with a higher density than another thus has more material in the same volume.

    For example, if substance A has a density of 5 g/ml and substance B has a density of 25 g/ml, then substance B has 5 times as much mass in a given space.

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