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Buoyancy problem

  1. Aug 14, 2014 #1
    Hi guys, I have been wrecking my brains thinking bout this for quite some time, so I decided to get some help here :D . Please check the diagram in the link below:
    http://9gag.com/gag/abq50dE#comment
    Ok so, can someone explains what happens to the beaker on the left? Would it get lighter as a result of upwards pull on the string from the buoyancy? I got some answers saying no but there weren't any satisfactory explanations.
    And the right one goes down right? I mean its kind of common sense for that one but check the comments and notice how the world is full of idiots.
    Thanks!
     
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  3. Aug 14, 2014 #2

    Doc Al

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    Welcome to PF!

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