Calculating Density

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Key takeaways
Rearrange and substitute values into the density equation. 
Understand how to use volume equations for different three-dimensional shapes. 
Apply the equation to exam questions. 
Laura LewisHost: Laura studied at Royal Holloway University of London and the Open University. She is passionate about science communication and has presented talks about Exoplanets at Oxford University and Imperial College London.

Solving equations and formulas are an essential topic to grasp in Physics. In this class we will look at how the density of different objects is calculated using mass and volume. The different volumetric equations will be included. The calculation of density is a part of required practicals.  These 5 minute, short burst classes give students the chance to practise solving equations and allows them to excel in their in future learning.

For more of our equation based short sessions see: The Work Done EquationThe Wave Equation

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Suitable for:

This short session is suitable for all students studying Physics/Science at school in Year 9-11 or S3-S5. 

Class requirements:
You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.
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