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# Specific Gravity

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Sections
What is Chemistry?
The Scientific Method
Classification of Matter
States of Matter
Physical & Chemical Changes
Chemical Properties
Physical Properties
Intensive vs. Extensive Properties
Temperature (Simplified)
Scientific Notation
SI Units (Simplified)
Metric Prefixes
Significant Figures (Simplified)
Significant Figures: Precision in Measurements
Significant Figures: In Calculations
Conversion Factors (Simplified)
Dimensional Analysis
Density
Specific Gravity
Density of Geometric Objects
Density of Non-Geometric Objects

From the simplest view, Specific Gravity represents density without the units.

###### Understanding Specific Gravity

Concept #1: Specific Gravity

Example #1: If the specific gravity of sulfuric acid is 1.27 at room temperature (25ºC), what is its mass (in mg) for 2.3 L?

Practice: What is the specific gravity of lithium metal (in g/mL) at 10.0ºC if a cube measures 0.82 cm x 1.45 cm x 1.25 cm and has a mass of 0.794 g?

Practice: Ethyl alcohol has a specific gravity of 0.7892 at 10ºC. What is the volume of 250 g of ethyl alcohol?