A sample of carbon tetrachloride, a liquid once used in dry cleansing, has a mass of 39.73 grams and a volume of 25.0mL at 25°C. What is its density at this temperature? Will carbon tetrachloride float on water?
Assuming a water density of about 1 g/mL carbon tetrachloride will be located UNDER the water layer, as its density is higher.
Answer: 1.59 g/mL; no, it will not float on water, but will be located under a layer of water.