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An iron (p = 7860 kg/m3) cube measuring 15.4 cm on a side is suspended from a wire. Find the tension in the wire when the block is completely submerged in water (p = 1000 kg/m3). The answer is 246 N

1) I have tried first to find the volume, v=m/p or v*p=m 3652*7860=28706795.04 , (3652=v, 15.4 cubed)

2) I tried then to find F of the block with, Fb=(3562)(1000)(9.81)=35789600

3) I then used both numbers in a final eq. FT=mg-Fb (28706795)(9.81)-(35789600)= to big of number

Thanks for the help.

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