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Density of body and density of liquid

  1. Feb 25, 2016 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    how can the average density of the body equal to the density of fluid(2nd photo) ? the object is not completely submerged in the liquid , so the density of object should be lower , right ?

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    3. The attempt at a solution
     

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  3. Feb 25, 2016 #2

    TSny

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    You are correct. The statement in the text is incorrect.
     
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