Human fat has a density of 0.918 g/cm^3. How much volume (in cm^3) is gained by a person who gains 10.1 lbs of pure fat?

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Density is a physical property which describes the mass of a substance per unit of volume of the substance. It is expressed as Density = m / V and it has units like g/cm^3. We use the density given to solve the problem. 10.1 lbs (1 kg/2.2 lb)(1000 g / 1kg) / 0.918 g / cm^3 = 5001 cm^3

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