Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 14 - Think and Discuss: 99

Answer

No, the readings will not differ.

Work Step by Step

Assuming the air is not compressed in the filled bag, the two items will register equal weights. The buoyant force on the inflated bag, equal to the weight of the displaced air, is offset by the extra weight of the air inside the inflated bag.
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