A 50mL beaker is found to have a mass of 47.1 g. When 21.0 mL of water is added to the bealker the new combined mass is found to be 48.1 g

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A 50mL beaker is found to have a mass of 47.1 g. When 21.0 mL of water is added to the bealker the new combined mass is found to be 48.1 g. what mass of water was added?
i put 0.9 but i think i over simplied the problem … can someone help me out

Answer:

I think you over complicated the problem.
You start with 47.1 grams.
You end with 48.1 grams
There is a change of 1 grams.
your answer is just 1.0 grams