A 1.2 kg block is pushed beneath the water and held there. What is the buoyant force(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

(in N) acting on the block?

(a) not enough information to answer

(b) 11.76

(c) 1.2

(d) 14.56

(e) none of these

Since buoyant force is equal to the wt of the water displaced, I used the equation w=mg

w=1.2 x (9.8)

so I got 11.76 as my answer.

Is this right?

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# Homework Help: A 1.2 kg block is pushed under water and held there. What is the buoyant force?

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