Question
Thu February 24, 2011 By: Aditya Jayanti
 

a piece of woood of relative density o.25 floats in a pan containing oil of 0.81 ..what is the fraction of volume of wood above the surface of oil?....

Expert Reply
Tue March 01, 2011
Dear student,
 
If v is the volume of wood in oil and V is the volume of wood,
Weight of oil displaced = weight of wood
 
1- density of wood/density of oil = 1-(0.25/0.81) = 0.69
 
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