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The gravitational force exerted on a solid object is 5.35 N as measured when the object is suspended from a spring scale as in Figure a. When the suspended object is
submerged in water, the scale reads 3.32 N (Figure b). Find the density of the object.
kg/m3
Scale
b
a
Tao

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The gravitational force exerted on a solid object is 5.35 N as measured when the object is suspended from a spring scale as in Figure a. When the suspended object is submerged in water, the scale reads 3.32 N (Figure b). Find the density of the object. kg/m3 Scale b a Tao

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