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What instrument is used to accurately measure the volume of a liquid?
GRADUATED CYLINDER
What instrument can be used to measure approximate volumes?
BEAKER (or FLASK)
What instrument is used to measure the volume of a regular solid?
RULER and EQUATIONS
What instrument is used to measure the volume of an irregular solid?
GRADUATED CYLINDER (through water displacement)
What is the equation for the volume of a rectangular solid or cube?
LENGTH x WIDTH x HEIGHT
What is the unit of measurement of volume when using an equation like lxwxh?
CUBIC CENTIMETERS (cm^3)
What is the unit of measurement of volume when using a graduated cylinder?
MILLILITERS (mL)
How do you read a liquid level on a graduated cylinder?
EYE LEVEL and BOTTOM OF MENISCUS
What word means to "take the place of" or "push aside"?
DISPLACE or DISPLACEMENT
What is the name of the technique used to measure the volume of an irregular solid?
WATER DISPLACEMENT
Describe the steps for water displacement.
1. MEASURE VOLUME OF WATER IN GRADUATED CYLINDER.
2. ADD OBJECT.
3. MEASURE VOLUME OF WATER PLUS OBJECT.
4. FIND THE VOLUME OF OBJECT BY SUBTACTING SECOND VOLUME - FIRST VOLUME
How do you measure the volume of a rock?
WATER DISPLACEMENT
How do you measure the volume of a box?
RULER and EQUATION (lxwxh)
How do you measure the volume of oil?
GRADUATED CYLINDER
The amount of matter in a object is the
MASS
The amount of space an object takes up is the
VOLUME
What instrument is used to measure mass?
SCALE or BALANCE
What units are a measure of mass?
GRAMS (or kilograms)
What technique is used to measure the mass of an object too large to put on a scale?
INDIRECT MEASUREMENT
How do you set up a proportion for indirect measurement?
mass of small/volume of small = mass of large/volume of large
What technique is used to measure the mass of an object too small to register on a scale?
INDIRECT MEASUREMENT