Measuring the Density of Pennies lab write up 2-14-2012

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Heading Measuring the Density of Pennies Nayef Jaber and Jaya Schultz 2/11/2012 Period 3 Introduction The Post 83 pennies will have a higher density Equipment and Supplies 25 Pre-1982 pennies 25 Post-1983 pennies Balance 50-mL graduated cylinder Paper towels Procedure 1. Create two data tables and label with Pre-82 orPost-83. Have the headings of the four columns as follows: Number of pennies, Mass (g), Total volume cylinder (mL), Net volume of pennies (mL). 2. Find the mass of one set of pennies, five pennies at a time. Continue until all 25 pennies are massed. 3. Repeat for the other set of 25 pennies 4. Fill a 50-mL graduated cylinder approximately half way with water, and record the exact amount that is in the cylinder. 5. Gently adding five pennies at a time measure the new water level. 6. Discard the water and dry off the pennies with a paper towel.
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