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Homework Help: Need Help Understanding a concept on Buoyancy

  1. Oct 5, 2008 #1
    Need Help Understanding a concept on Buoyancy!!

    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    I have a beaker on a scale. I suspend a block on a string and place it in the beaker. Will the scale reading be higher or lower than before?

    I need someone to explain the concept please

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
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  3. Oct 6, 2008 #2


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