Wed February 29, 2012 By:

A sphere of iron and another of wood having the same radius are held under water. Which of these experiences a greater buoyant force?

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Wed February 29, 2012
Both will experience equal buoyant force because
Buoyant force = volume of liquid displaced x density of liquid x g
Since both the spheres are of same radius so the volume of liquid displaced will also be same and hence both the spheres will experience same buoyant force.
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