Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 13 - Think and Explain: 62


The 10-N lead block displaces less water than the 10-N aluminum block.

Work Step by Step

A 10-N block of lead is very dense, and is smaller, by volume, than a 10-N block of aluminum. The lead displaces less water. In Question 60 the block volumes were equal. In Q61 and Q62, the lead block has a smaller volume.
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