(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A cube of wood, of mass 0.50 kg and side length 10.80 cm, is floating in a beaker containing alcohol, as shown.

a) What is the density of the wood?

b) Ifthe wood is exactly half submerged, find the density ofthe alcohol

2. Relevant equations

not sure how to go about to solve density of alcohol

3. The attempt at a solution

A) p=m/v = 0.5/ (0.1080^3) = 396.92 kg/m^3

B) density of alcohol = height of box/ height of water * known p

= 0.05/ height * 369.92

not sure how to do B at all ? am i even close

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