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Homework Help: Stuck on question

  1. Apr 28, 2005 #1
    A metal object is suspended from a spring scale. The scale reads 860 N when the object is suspended in air, and 785 N when the object is completely submerged in water.
    The acceleration due to gravity is 9.8 m/s^2.
    Find the volume of the object. Answer in m^3.
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  3. Apr 28, 2005 #2


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