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Achimedes' Prinicple ! HELP

  1. Jun 16, 2009 #1
    Achimedes' Prinicple!!!!!! HELP

    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    A rock has a volume of 5.96x10-6 m3. When it is completely submerged in a beaker of water, the water exerts a buoyant force on the rock equal to ___ Newtons.

    2. Relevant equations

    Kind of confused...

    d=m/v

    B= densityofwater (voulme)

    is that correct?
     
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  3. Jun 16, 2009 #2

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    Re: Achimedes' Prinicple!!!!!! HELP

    The force is equal to the weight of water displaced
    How much does 5.96x10-6 m3 of water weigh?
     
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