Q: What material has a greater density lead or feathers?

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Lead

the same

They both weight a kilogram. Lead has a higher density.

The mass of feathers is far greater than the lead. amount = mass So you will have a huge pile of feathers compared to a small chunk of lead to equal a pound

The density of a material is defined as its mass per unit volume. A given volume of lead has more mass than a given volume of feathers. In common usage mass often refers to weight, but that is not a very exact usage of it. For this question it may be useful however to think of a given weight of lead per volume and a given weight of feathers.If you have a kg of lead, that is a small piece, a kg of feathers is a large amount.So for a given volume, say a cubic centimeter, the weight of lead is much more than the weight of feathers.

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That depends on the material or the density. Lead shot, or feathers?

the same

Wter has a higher density.

They both weight a kilogram. Lead has a higher density.

The lead is more dense. Just so you know the volumes listed before each material are irrelevant - each one theoretically has a constant density no matter how much of it there is.

The mass of feathers is far greater than the lead. amount = mass So you will have a huge pile of feathers compared to a small chunk of lead to equal a pound

They both weigh the same: 1kg = 1kg. The kg of butter has a greater volume and the kg of lead has a higher density.

The density of a material is defined as its mass per unit volume. A given volume of lead has more mass than a given volume of feathers. In common usage mass often refers to weight, but that is not a very exact usage of it. For this question it may be useful however to think of a given weight of lead per volume and a given weight of feathers.If you have a kg of lead, that is a small piece, a kg of feathers is a large amount.So for a given volume, say a cubic centimeter, the weight of lead is much more than the weight of feathers.

It depends on the density of the material. Think of a 20 ft container filled with feathers and another filled with lead. Do you think they will have the same mass?

One litre of feathers would have far less mass than one litre of lead.

It depends entirely on the substance that you have a gallon of. It all depends on the density because a gallon is measure of volume and not weight. Weight is measured in grams, kilograms, pounds etc. To convert between volume and weight, you must know the density of the material. Some substances have a greater density and others have a smaller density. Do you have a gallon of lead or a gallon of feathers? A gallon of lead is very very heavy, and a gallon of feathers is very light.