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Mon March 09, 2015 By: Sindhuja Srivastava

Density of LEAD > Density of IRON > Density of WATER.
Is the buoyant force acting on the lead object >,

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Yashvanti Jain
Mon March 09, 2015
Since the density of lead > density of iron, the lead object displaces lesser amount of water than the iron object of the same volume. Thus, the buoyant force acting on the lead object is lesser than the buoyant force acting on the iron object.
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