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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A cube of wood of side 4.0 cm floats in fresh water with one quarter showing above the surface.

a.i.) Calculate the water pressure on the base of the cube

a.ii.) Calculate the density of the wood

b.) What fraction of the volume of the cube would be immersed if it was floated in olive oil?

2. Relevant equations

Olive oil = density/kg m -3 of 920.

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# Homework Help: Physics pressure/density question

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