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PHY126 Quiz No. 6 (Chap.15) Name: A 5.4-g jewel has an apparent weight of 32mN when submerged in water. Could the jewel be diamond whose density is 3.51 g/cm 3 ? Solution The buoyant force on an object is equal to the weight of the fluid displaced by the object: jewel jewel water jewel jewel water jewel water water b W g m g V g m F ρ = = = = where is the actual weight of the jewel. The apparent weight of the jewel is: g m W jewel jewel
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Unformatted text preview: = jewel jewel water jewel jewel water jewel b jewel apparent W W W F W W = = = 1 . So the density of the jewel is: 3 3 2 3-3 kg/m 10 53 . 2 ) m/s 9.8 kg 0054 . /( ) N 10 (32-1 kg/m 1000 / 1 = = = jewel apparent water jewel W W . The value is too small, so the jewel is not diamond!...
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