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# Does the size of an object change an object's density and why?

Updated: 9/15/2023

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No. To calculate density you divide mass by volume (d = m/V) If you double the size of something (volume), then you are doubling the amount of it (mass). The whole reason for using density to compare things is because it is a property of the substance that does not change, regardless of quantity.

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Mass, not density, and the closeness of objects, affects an object's gravitational pull. Density is not dependent on an object's size, but mass is. The more massive an object, and/or the closer an object is to another, the greater its gravitational pull.

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By size I think you mean the volume. And no, you also need the density of the object. Which tells you how much a given size weighs.

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### Can a small object have more density than a large object?

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### Is the mass of an object is in proportion to its size?

Only for objects of the same material. Mass of an object is proportionate to its size and density. It is not directly proportional to the size of it.

### If you have two objects that are the same size and one of them has a mass of 50 g and the other object has a mass of 10 g which object has the greatest density?

The 50g one does have the greater density. This is because density is defined as mass divided by volume.

### Explain why density is a size independent property how does it differ from a size dependent property?

Size independent property is physical properties that do not change when an object changes. Size dependent is physical properties that change when the size of an object changes.

### What is the conclusion of the density as it applies to liquid and solid?

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### Object A is half the size of B The density of A when compared to B is?

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### Why does smaller objects have bigger masses than bigger object?

The mass of an object doesn't always depend on its size. It can depend on both size and density. Density is the mass per unit volume of an object, meaning it is how much one unit of an object's volume weighs. What determines that weight is how close together the atoms of that substance is. For example: a metal cube has a higher density than the cork of a bottle; even though they are the same size, their weight is different.