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Q & A: Density of water

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Most recent answer: 10/22/2007
Q:
What is the accepted value for the density of water at room temperature?
- Ale
Francisco Bravo Medical High, LA, CA
A:
Pure water has a density of 0.99823 grams/cubic centimeter at 1 atm pressure and a temperature of 20 degrees Celsius (68 degrees Fahrenheit).

Source: CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics.

Tom

(published on 10/22/2007)

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