Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (3rd Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321993721
ISBN 13: 978-0-32199-372-4

Chapter 15 - Exercises and Problems - Page 280: 43


.36 centimeters

Work Step by Step

We know that the height difference will be equal to 2 cm times $1-\frac{\rho_{oil}}{\rho_{water}}$. Thus, it follows: $h = 2 \times (1 - .82) = .36 \ cm$
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