while doing an experiment verification of Archimedes principle Mohan starts lowering the solids body gradually in water.He observe the reading of spring and find that it : a)decreases as solid body is gradually lowered in water b)increases as solid body is gradually lowered in water c)remains the same d)first decreases and then increases as solid body is gradually lowered in water

Asked by Kusum and Sanjeet | 21st Dec, 2013, 07:46: PM

Expert Answer:

a)decreases as solid body is gradually lowered in water
 
This is due to the increasing upthrust and hence decreasing apparent weight of the body as the body is lowered in water.

Answered by  | 22nd Dec, 2013, 09:57: AM

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