Archimede principle

The density of a cubical metal box is 3500kg/m^3. If the side of the box is 1m, determine its apparent weight when it is completely immersed in water of density 1000kg/m^3

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  • CK
    Lv 7
    7 years ago
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    = Its weight 3500 kg - Buoyancy (1000 kg)

    = 2500 kg

    2013-11-07 23:15:21 補充:

    Since the metal box is cubical and has side length 1m. Its volume is 1 m³,

    when it is completely immersed in water, it displaced 1m³ water and experience a Buoyancy of 1000 kg.

    Buoyancy = upthrust

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