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Unformatted text preview: measuring instruments used in physics have a least count. A meter ruler's least count is 0.1 centimeter; an electronic scale has a least count of 0.001g, although this may vary; a vernier caliper has a least count of 0.02 millimeters, although this too may vary. 4. In order for a body to float the body should be less dense than the liquid it is floating in. Even though steel is denser than water the entire structure of a steel boat has internal air enclosed, that creates the overall structure of the ship to have a less density than water making it able to float. 5. The new buoyancy force is 4.5x original buoyancy force....
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