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A simple compass can be made by placing a small bar magnet

College Physics | 1st Edition | ISBN: 9781938168000 | Authors: Paul Peter Urone, Roger Hinrichs ISBN: 9781938168000 42

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Problem 48PE

Problem 48PE

A simple compass can be made by placing a small bar magnet on a cork floating in water. (a) What fraction of a plain cork will be submerged when floating in water? (b) If the cork has a mass of 10.0 g and a 20.0-g magnet is placed on it, what fraction of the cork will be submerged? (c) Will the bar magnet and cork float in ethyl alcohol?

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We have to calculate the fraction of  submerged of the cork in different situations.

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Textbook: College Physics
Edition: 1
Author: Paul Peter Urone, Roger Hinrichs
ISBN: 9781938168000

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