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Please help, thanks in advance!

80g of dry cleaning fluid has a volume of 50cm³. What is a mass of 1 litre of fluid?

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**gnitsuk****Member**- Registered: 2006-02-09
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1 cubic metre = 1 000 000 cubic cm

1 litre = 0.001 cubic metres

Therefore 1 litre = 0.001 * 1 000 000 = 1000 cubic cm

Now 50 cubic cm of fluid is 80g therefore

20 * 50 = 1000 cubic cm of fluid is 20 * 80 = 1600 g = 1.6 kg

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**irspow****Member**- Registered: 2005-11-24
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If you remember that a cm³ = mL it is more simple.

80g/50ml(1000ml) = 1600g

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**John E. Franklin****Member**- Registered: 2005-08-29
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I like to remember that a liter is a cube with all sides 10 cm.

And also 1 ml is a tiny cube with all sides 1 cm.

So a liter is 10 times 10 times 10 ml, where ml means milliliters or cc's

And so 1000 ml are in a liter. Makes sense since milli means 1/1000.

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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50 cc = 80 grams

1 liter of the fluid = 1,000 cc of the fluid = 20 x 50 cc of the fluid = 20 x 80 grams = 1,600 grams or 1.6 kilograms

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