# A merchant in Kathmandu sells you a solid-gold, 1.5-kg statue for a very reasonable price. When you get home, you wonder whether you got a bargain, so you lower the statue into a container of water and measure the volume of displaced water.Find the volume of water displaced for 1.5 kg of pure gold.v =

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Asked Oct 2, 2019
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A merchant in Kathmandu sells you a solid-gold, 1.5-kg statue for a very reasonable price. When you get home, you wonder whether you got a bargain, so you lower the statue into a container of water and measure the volume of displaced water.

Find the volume of water displaced for 1.5 kg of pure gold.

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Step 1

The volume of the water displaced will be equal to the volume of the gold statue. The density of gold is a constant. The equation for the density is given by

Step 2

Rewrite the above eq...

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