81. We consider the can with nearly its total volume submerged, and just the rim above water. For calculation purposes, we take its submerged volume to be V= 1200 cm3. To float, the total downward force of gravity (acting on the tin mass mtand the lead mass mA) must be equal to the buoyant force upward:
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