what are the layers of earth from least dense to most dense?

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  • The density of Earth, as a composite function of geocentric radius is

    If 0 ≤ r < 0.1915,

    ρ = −8088.796304 r² − 330.8910692 r + 13100.0

    If 0.1915 ≤ r < 0.5469,

    ρ = −10693.43214 r² + 1635.478802 r + 12203.95803

    If 0.5469 ≤ r < 0.8947,

    ρ = −3450.258769 r + 7486.946521

    If 0.8947 ≤ r < 0.9953,

    ρ = −6212.723658 r + 9558.523857

    If 0.9953 ≤ r < 0.9992,

    ρ = −102564.1026 r + 105082.0513

    If 0.9992 ≤ r ≤ 1,

    ρ = −125000.0 r + 126000.0

    Where r is geocentric distance as a fraction of Earth's radius and ρ is density in kilograms per cubic meter.

    r/Re .. M(r)/Me .. ρ(r) ........ g(r) ... P(r) GPa

    0.00 0.000000 13100.00 0.00000 364.8373

    0.01 0.000002 13095.88 0.23327 364.7400

    0.02 0.000019 13090.15 0.46640 364.4482

    0.03 0.000064 13082.79 0.69933 363.9622

    0.04 0.000152 13073.82 0.93203 363.2826

    0.05 0.000296 13063.23 1.16442 362.4098

    0.06 0.000512 13051.03 1.39647 361.3446

    0.07 0.000812 13037.20 1.62812 360.0878

    0.08 0.001211 13021.76 1.85932 358.6403

    0.09 0.001723 13004.70 2.09001 357.0031

    0.10 0.002362 12986.02 2.32015 355.1774

    0.11 0.003141 12965.73 2.54968 353.1645

    0.12 0.004073 12943.81 2.77856 350.9656

    0.13 0.005173 12920.28 3.00672 348.5823

    0.14 0.006453 12895.13 3.23412 346.0162

    0.15 0.007927 12868.37 3.46071 343.2689

    0.16 0.009607 12839.98 3.68642 340.3423

    0.17 0.011507 12809.98 3.91123 337.2383

    0.18 0.013639 12778.36 4.13506 333.9589

    0.19 0.016016 12745.13 4.35786 330.5063

    0.20 0.018541 12103.32 4.55302 327.0398

    0.21 0.021305 12075.83 4.74542 323.4590

    0.22 0.024338 12046.20 4.93942 319.7381

    0.23 0.027651 12014.44 5.13451 315.8775

    0.24 0.031256 11980.53 5.33026 311.8781

    0.25 0.035162 11944.49 5.52632 307.7410

    0.26 0.039381 11906.31 5.72240 303.4678

    0.27 0.043922 11865.99 5.91824 299.0602

    0.28 0.048795 11823.53 6.11361 294.5203

    0.29 0.054010 11778.93 6.30832 289.8505

    0.30 0.059575 11732.19 6.50220 285.0532

    0.31 0.065500 11683.32 6.69507 280.1312

    0.32 0.071793 11632.30 6.88681 275.0874

    0.33 0.078461 11579.15 7.07726 269.9247

    0.34 0.085514 11523.86 7.26632 264.6466

    0.35 0.092957 11466.43 7.45386 259.2562

    0.36 0.100797 11406.86 7.63977 253.7573

    0.37 0.109042 11345.15 7.82396 248.1534

    0.38 0.117696 11281.31 8.00631 242.4483

    0.39 0.126766 11215.32 8.18673 236.6459

    0.40 0.136256 11147.20 8.36514 230.7503

    0.41 0.146171 11076.94 8.54143 224.7657

    0.42 0.156515 11004.54 8.71553 218.6962

    0.43 0.167291 10930.00 8.88735 212.5462

    0.44 0.178502 10853.32 9.05681 206.3203

    0.45 0.190151 10774.50 9.22382 200.0228

    0.46 0.202239 10693.55 9.38830 193.6586

    0.47 0.214768 10610.45 9.55018 187.2322

    0.48 0.227738 10525.22 9.70938 180.7485

    0.49 0.241150 10437.85 9.86582 174.2123

    0.50 0.255003 10348.34 10.01942 167.6287

    0.51 0.269295 10256.69 10.17011 161.0025

    0.52 0.284025 10162.90 10.31782 154.3390

    0.53 0.299191 10066.98 10.46247 147.6431

    0.54 0.314789 9968.91 10.60398 140.9202

    0.55 0.328639 5589.30 10.67163 135.0875

    0.56 0.337975 5554.80 10.58635 131.3145

    0.57 0.347591 5520.30 10.50887 127.5935

    0.58 0.357488 5485.80 10.43862 123.9216

    0.59 0.367668 5451.29 10.37503 120.2961

    0.60 0.378133 5416.79 10.31762 116.7143

    0.61 0.388884 5382.29 10.26591 113.1740

    0.62 0.399922 5347.79 10.21948 109.6732

    0.63 0.411248 5313.28 10.17795 106.2097

    0.64 0.422864 5278.78 10.14095 102.7819

    0.65 0.434771 5244.28 10.10815 99.3882

    0.66 0.446970 5209.78 10.07924 96.0269

    0.67 0.459461 5175.27 10.05394 92.6968

    0.68 0.472244 5140.77 10.03198 89.3966

    0.69 0.485322 5106.27 10.01311 86.1251

    0.70 0.498693 5071.77 9.99711 82.8813

    0.71 0.512358 5037.26 9.98377 79.6643

    0.72 0.526318 5002.76 9.97289 76.4730

    0.73 0.540573 4968.26 9.96428 73.3068

    0.74 0.555122 4933.76 9.95778 70.1648

    0.75 0.569966 4899.25 9.95322 67.0465

    0.76 0.585103 4864.75 9.95045 63.9512

    0.77 0.600535 4830.25 9.94934 60.8784

    0.78 0.616259 4795.74 9.94974 57.8275

    0.79 0.632277 4761.24 9.95155 54.7982

    0.80 0.648587 4726.74 9.95464 51.7900

    0.81 0.665188 4692.24 9.95891 48.8026

    0.82 0.682079 4657.73 9.96425 45.8356

    0.83 0.699259 4623.23 9.97056 42.8888

    0.84 0.716728 4588.73 9.97777 39.9620

    0.85 0.734484 4554.23 9.98578 37.0548

    0.86 0.752525 4519.72 9.99451 34.1672

    0.87 0.770850 4485.22 10.00389 31.2989

    0.88 0.789458 4450.72 10.01385 28.4498

    0.89 0.808346 4416.22 10.02432 25.6199

    0.90 0.826568 3967.07 10.02377 22.9477

    0.91 0.844103 3904.95 10.01268 20.4355

    0.92 0.861745 3842.82 10.00094 17.9658

    0.93 0.879486 3780.69 9.98850 15.5386

    0.94 0.897317 3718.56 9.97534 13.1540

    0.95 0.915229 3656.44 9.96139 10.8121

    0.96 0.933214 3594.31 9.94664 8.5130

    0.97 0.951264 3532.18 9.93104 6.2567

    0.98 0.969368 3470.05 9.91457 4.0433

    0.99 0.987517 3407.93 9.89718 1.8729

    1.00 1.003515 1000.00 9.85737 0.0000

  • 3 weeks ago

    The stratification layers progressively increase in density from the crust to the inner core.

  • 3 weeks ago

    From Top to Bottom

  • 3 weeks ago

    The center of the inner-core, with the heaviest metals, not isotopes (from the periodic table of elements).

    The more you go out are softer layers (and kind of isotopes), until you get to hydrogen.

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  • 3 weeks ago

    Most dense: Inner core

    2nd most dense: Outer core

    2nd least dense: Mantle

    Least dense: Crust

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