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IP A block of wood floats on water. A layer of oil is now

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Problem 48P

Problem 48P

IP A block of wood floats on water. A layer of oil is now poured on top of the water to a depth that more than covers the block, as shown in Figure 15-31. (a) Is the volume of wood submerged in water greater than, less than, or the same as before? (b) If 90% of the wood is submerged in water before the oil is added, find the fraction submerged when oil with a density of 875 kg/ m3covers the block.

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(a)

For the given oil, water and wood block system, we need to comment whether the volume of the wood submerged in water is greater, less or the same as before.

As the oil which is poured on the top of the wood block has additional buoyancy force, the wooden block will get immersed less in water than it was before when oil was not present.


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Chapter 15, Problem 48P is Solved
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Textbook: Physics with MasteringPhysics
Edition: 4
Author: James S. Walker
ISBN: 9780321541635

The full step-by-step solution to problem: 48P from chapter: 15 was answered by , our top Physics solution expert on 07/27/17, 10:59AM. This full solution covers the following key subjects: Water, Block, submerged, wood, oil. This expansive textbook survival guide covers 32 chapters, and 3833 solutions. The answer to “IP A block of wood floats on water. A layer of oil is now poured on top of the water to a depth that more than covers the block, as shown in Figure 15-31. (a) Is the volume of wood submerged in water greater than, less than, or the same as before? (b) If 90% of the wood is submerged in water before the oil is added, find the fraction submerged when oil with a density of 875 kg/ m3covers the block.” is broken down into a number of easy to follow steps, and 82 words. Since the solution to 48P from 15 chapter was answered, more than 497 students have viewed the full step-by-step answer. This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: Physics with MasteringPhysics, edition: 4. Physics with MasteringPhysics was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9780321541635.

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