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Homework Help: General Chemistry

  1. May 26, 2005 #1
    I have a quick question.
    An air bubble adheres to the surface of the solid when it is submerged in the water. Explain how this phenomenon affects the reported density of the solid.
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  3. May 26, 2005 #2
    If a layer of air develops around an object that is submerged, the air will add to the net buoyant force acting on the air+object system, since air is much less dense than water.
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