# How do you find the density of a quarter?

## How do you find the density of a quarter?

Question: Quarter has: Density = 7.29 g/cm^3 Volume = 0.779 cm ^3 Mass = 5.68 g Help please!!

## What is the density of one quarter?

In 1965, the United States Mint removed all silver (density = 10.5 g/ml) from dimes and quarters. The new coins were made of a copper core (density = 8.9 g/ml) plated with nickel (density = 8.9 g/ml). In appearance, size, and volume, the coins remained identical to those minted before 1964 (see the 1932 quarter below).

What is the density of a quarter in G cm3?

Volume Mass Density
Dime 0.34cm3 6.6706 g/cm3
Penny 0.4332cm3 5.77 g/cm3
Quarter 0.81 cm3 7 g/cm3

### What is the density of a nickel coin?

Question: The density of a nickel coin was determined by laboratory measurement to be 7.28 g/mL. A nickel has a mass of 5.040 grams.

### How do you find the density of plastic?

It is calculated by dividing the mass of the material by the volume and is normally expressed in g/cm3. The density of a plastic sample may change due to change in crystallinity, loss of plasticizers, absorption of solvent, etc. It is important to note that density varies with temperature.

What is density of a penny?

We will determine the density twice; once for pennies from 1982 or later and once for pennies from prior to 1982. In 1982 the composition of pennies was changed because they contained more than 1 cent’s worth of copper….Discussion questions.

Element Zinc Zn 7.14 420ºC

#### How much does an US quarter weigh?

5.670 grams or (0.200 ounces) All U.S. quarters (25-cent pieces) minted since 1965 weigh 5.670 grams (0.200 ounces).

#### What is the composition of a quarter?

Quarters are two layers of cupro-nickel (75 percent copper, 25 percent nickle) covering a core of copper. This makes the coins 8.33 percent nickel and 91.67 percent copper. They weigh 5.67 grams. The state series quarters are the same composition as dimes and half dollars, with nickels made of 25 percent nickle.

What is the diameter of a quarter?

## What is the value in cents of 5 quarters?

5 quarters = x cents. To calulate, cross multiply, such that: 1*x = 25*5 ==> x = 125 cents.