(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A chunk of carbon steel with density, ρ = 7.84 g/cm3 , is completely submerged in fresh water. The chuck of steel weighs 39 N more in air than in water. Please answer the following:

(a) Find the buoyant force acting on the chuck of steel.

N

(b) Find the the volume of the chuck of steel.

m3

(c) What is the mass of the chuck of steel?

2. Relevant equations

Fw(air)=Fw(water) + 39 N

d=m/v

Fb=gp(f)V

BUT I dont know how to find the volume.

density of air is 1.16 kg/m3

density of water is 1.0x10^3

3. The attempt at a solution

once I get the VOLUME I can find the relative weights by using rho*g*v

and Fw(water)+ 39N = Fw(air)

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