Density FAQs:


Q: Is density ρ?

A: Yes, although the Latin letter D can also be used.

Q: Is density loosely defined as its weight per unit volume?

A: Yes, although this is scientifically inaccurate – this quantity is more specifically called specific weight.

Q: Is density an intensive property in that increasing the amount of a substance does not increase its density?

A: Yes, rather it increases its mass.