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Calculating the buoyant force on a cube

  1. Mar 27, 2013 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    A cube, with a volume of 0.78 m3 is submerged in a swimming pool. What is the buoyant force acting on the object if it has a mass of 328 kg?

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
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  3. Mar 27, 2013 #2


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    Hello? What is the weight of the cube? Haven't you studied Archimedes Principle?
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