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Need verification of an equation

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  1. Oct 25, 2015 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Just trying to find an equation for buoyancy force.
    2. Relevant equations
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    3. The attempt at a solution
    If
    weight of an object in a fluid density of the object
    _______________________= ________________
    weight of the displaced fluid density of fluid

    Than
    weight of object x density of fluid
    weight of displaced fluid= ___________________________
    density of object

    Weight of displaced fluid=w1=buoyancy force


    w2d1
    ___________=b-force
    d2

     
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  3. Oct 25, 2015 #2

    berkeman

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    I gave you a link. What is the problem?
     
  4. Oct 25, 2015 #3
    It does not mention what the =buoyancy equation is. Archimedes principle is limited. I also went to the buoyancy page on wikipedia. not help.
     
  5. Oct 25, 2015 #4

    SteamKing

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    What is the formula for calculating the weight of a body? What's the formula for calculating the density of an object?
     
  6. Oct 25, 2015 #5
    Mass times gravity and mass divided by volume.
     
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