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# How can you find the volume of a small rock using only water and either a measuring cup or a graduated cylinder?

Updated: 9/22/2023

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Fill the cylinder with water to a marked point. Then place the rock in the water and measure how much the water level rises. That will give you the amount of volume displaced by the rock and so the volume of the rock.

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