20.00 mL of radiator liquid, ethylene glycol has a mass of 20.85 g. What is the density of the liquid? Compare this with the density with water

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20 mL of ethylene glycol has a mass of 20.85 g. The density of ethylene glycol is the mass per unit volume.

`1 mL = 1*10^-6 m^3` , `20 mL = 20*10^-6 m^3`

The density of ethylene glycol is `(20.85*10^-3)/(20*10^-6)` = `1042.5 kg/m^3`

The density of water is `1000 (kg)/m^3`

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