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Sat February 26, 2011 By: Nikson Panigrahi

The student notes down the weight of a solid in three situations given below. From the given observation the volume of the solid ?? options given below I know the answer But how I don't know??

Expert Reply
Wed March 02, 2011
Dear student
Using,
loss in weight = real weight - upthrust
Upthrust = real weight - loss in weight in water = 70-10 = 60 g
Also upthrust = weight of water displaced = mass of water displaced x g =Volume of water displaced x density of water x g
 
60g = Vw Dw  g
So Vw = 60/Dw =60 cm3
 
So the correct option is a.
 
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