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y's units in grams (g).
W Zero the balance to account for the weight of the weigh boat.
digital display reads 0.0 g with the weigh boat on the balance.
Place the wooden block onto the weigh boat.
Never place your object or substance directly onto the balance.
. Using the weigh boat keeps your object from contaminating the balance and from
becoming contaminated by other previously weighed objects.
Step 6: Record the mass displayed on the digital readout to the nearest 0.1 g in the table below.
Step 7: Repeat Step 5 and 6 to measure the mass of the marble.
Data Table 3.1. Recording and reporting mass
LABORATORY 3 Metric Measurement