Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (3rd Edition)

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Chapter 15 - Section 15.3 - Archimedes’ Principle and Buoyancy - Example: 15.3

Answer

320 Newtons

Work Step by Step

We use the result of a free body diagram to find: $F_g - F_b = m_cg(1-\frac{\rho_w}{\rho_c})$ $F_g - F_b = (60)(9.81)(1-\frac{1}{2.2})=320 \ N$
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