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# What is the tension in the string?

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I think i'm doing something wrong..I keep getting a negative answer. Help please!!

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- Mark PLv 78 years agoFavorite Answer
F(gravity) = F(buoyancy) + F(tension)

(100x10^-6)(9.8)(2700) = (100x10^-6)(9.8)(789) + T

T = 1.87 N

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