Posted by **Rachel** on Sunday, February 24, 2008 at 5:53pm.

A merchant in Kathmandu sells you a solid gold 1-kg statue for a very reasonable price. When you get home, you wonder whether you got taken, so you lower the statue into a container of water and measure the volume of displaced water. Show that for 1 kg of pur gold, the volume of water displaced is 51.8cm3 (Hint: Archimedes' Principal)

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