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Homework Help: How do you find the density of a liquid with a submerged block?

  1. Jun 26, 2013 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    A block has a density of 8.90 g/cm^3 and has an apparent mass of 120g in water and 116g when submerged in a liquid. What is the density of the liquid?

    2. Relevant equations
    m/(m-mapparent) = p/pliquid

    3. The attempt at a solution
    Last edited: Jun 26, 2013
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  3. Jun 26, 2013 #2

    Simon Bridge

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    Well done?
    Sometimes just explaining the question will suggest the answer eh?
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