Aspirin has a density of 1.40g/cm^3. What is the volume in cubic centimeters of an aspirin tablet weighing 250mg?

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"mg" stands for "milligram": or one-thousandth of a gram. It takes 1000 milligrams to equal one gram, so we can see that we will have considerably less volume than one cubic centimeter.

The density is a ratio; therefore, the value of the ratio will be preserved no matter the actual size or mass we're looking at....

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