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Buoyancy Force

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1. Homework Statement

If you have a body that weighs 100 N dipped in oil that has density equal to 0.8 g / cm³. This same body when immersed in water begins to weigh 60 N. How do I find the density / specific body mass?

2. Homework Equations
Solution= 1,3 g/cm³

3. The Attempt at a Solution
Already tried using the formula of the apparent weight = actual weight - buoyant and not worked.
 

Answers and Replies

gneill
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You'll have to show details of your attempt. How do you know it didn't work?
 

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