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What is the determination of relative density of a solid by Archimedes principle  
Asked by raginiluvankit | 21 Sep, 2019, 08:44: AM
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The relative density of a substance is the ratio of its density to that of density of water at 4°C.
R e l a t i v e space d e n s i t y equals fraction numerator D e n s i t y space o f space s u b s tan c e space over denominator D e n s i t y space o f space w a t e r end fraction 
According to the Archimedes’ principle, the mass of water of volume equal to that of the body is found by finding the mass of water displaced by the body when it is completely immersed in water. Thus, 
 
R e l a t i v e space d e n s i t y equals fraction numerator W e i g h t space o f space b o d y space i n space a i r over denominator W e i g h t space o f space b o d y space i n space w a t e r space minus space W e i g h t space o f space b o d y space i n space w a t e r end fraction
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