Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 12 - Think and Solve: 31

Answer

Using the given density for cork, a cubic meter has a mass of 400 kg. Its weight is about 880 lb. This is less than the world record for a deadlift, but considerably more than 99% of the population can lift.

Work Step by Step

This is discussed on page 229.
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