1.A beach ball has a volume ofHow much force would you have to exert to hold this beach completely under water?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I learned that for an object that is completely submerged in a liquid, the density of the object is equal to the density of the liquid.

I used the formula p=m/v to get the mass of the ball. I set p as the density of water which is 1000 kg/m^3. The answer I got was 50 kg. Then I multiply it to 9.8 m/s^2 to get the buoyant force.

My answer was 490 N...

Am I correct???

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# Homework Help: Buoyant force/density problem

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