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Chapter 14, Problem 033
An iron anchor of density 7870.00 kg/m3 appears 293 N lighter in water than in air. (a) What is the volume of the anchor? (b) How much does it weigh in air?
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Chapter 14, Problem 033 An iron anchor of density 7870.00 kg/m3 appears 293 N lighter in water than in air. (a) What is the volume of the anchor? (b) How much does it weigh in air? (a) Number Units (b) Number Units

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Step 1

Given:

Density of the iron anchor = 7870 kg/m3

Buoyant force = 293 N

Density of water = 1000 kg/m3

Step 2

Part (a): Volume of anchor can be calculated as:

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W -W V = аp where F, is the buoyant force Pa is the density of water g is the gravitational acceleration plug in the values 293 V = 1000 x 9.8 V 2.99x10 m3

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Mass of anchor can be...

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M Vp where, Vis the volume of anchor pis the density of anchor plug in the values M 2.99x 10x 7870 M 235296.94x 10 M 2352.97kg

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