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Posted by Lines in the Sand122 on Wednesday, November 5, 2008 at 1:25pm.

A 2.6 cm thick bar of soap is floating on
a water surface so that 2.14 cm of the bar is underwater. Bath oil (of specific gravity 0.8)is poured into the water and floats on top of the water.

What is the depth of the oil layer when the top of the soap is just level with the upper surface of the oil?

Answer in units of cm.

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