(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A block of wood with a specific gravity of .6 with a volume of 100 cm^3 is made to just float in H2O by hollowing out some of the wood and replacing it with a substance of specific gravity of 6.5. How many grams of wood were replaced.

2. Relevant equations

Not totally sure - possibly Fbuoy=(weightdensity) x (volume)

3. The attempt at a solution

.6(100) + .65(100-v)= 1, but i definitely think I took the wrong approach.

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