A wooden cylinder of length 40.0 cm and area of cross-section 5.0 cm2 , floats in a liquid of density 0.72 g cm-3 such that 4.0 cm of the cylinder is above water.
Calculate:
(i) The density of the wood;
(ii) The mass of the wood.

Asked by Topperlearning User | 4th Jun, 2014, 01:23: PM

Expert Answer:

Volume of the cylinder immersed in the liquid (v) = 5 cm2 × 36 cm = 180 cm3
Total volume of the cylinder (V) = 5 cm2 × 40 cm = 200 cm3

Answered by  | 4th Jun, 2014, 03:23: PM

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