Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (3rd Edition)

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Chapter 15 - Exercises and Problems: 58

Answer

20 paperclips

Work Step by Step

We know that the balloon will lose its buoyancy when the force of gravity exceeds the force of the buoyancy of the balloon. Thus, we find: $\frac{4}{3}\pi(.14^3)(.18)g+.0016g +(6.3\times10^{-4})(n)g=\frac{4}{3}\pi(.14^3)(1.29)g \\ n =20$
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