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Homework Help: Please help me tis question as soon as possible

  1. Aug 17, 2009 #1


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    a flat, uniform cylinder of lead float in mercury in 0 degree celcius. Will the lead float higher or lower when the temperature is raised? Explain.

    3. The attempt at a solution
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  3. Aug 17, 2009 #2


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    What do you know about floating objects? What must be true for an object to float in a fluid? What happens to mercury when its temperature rises?
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