PHYSICS URGENT DUE IN 15 MINUTES

posted by .

The figure below (a) shows a sphere with a radius of r = 157 mm (density ñ = 1.24 g/cm³) suspended in water by a string. The ball is completely submerged in the water and the string is attached from the bottom of the water tank to the bottom of the sphere. What is the tension in the string?

i know that after doing the freebody diagram that it is F-W-T=0 since the sphere is not moving. So T=Fbuoyant-W
--> (density of fluid-density of sphere)gravity*volume of object?

  • PHYSICS URGENT DUE IN 15 MINUTES -

    Something doesn't make sense to me here. With a density of 1.24 g/cm^3, the weight of the sphere is greater than the buoyancy force. It should sink to the bottom of the tank. What good is a string at the bottom of the tank?

    Your equations are correct.

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. Physics

    In a laboratory experiment, one end of a horizontal string is tied to a support while the other end passes over a frictionless pulley and is tied to a 1.3 kg sphere. Students determine the frequencies of standing waves on the horizontal …
  2. physics

    A solid aluminum sphere has a radius of 2.28 m and a temperature of 89.1 °C. The sphere is then completely immersed in a pool of water whose temperature is 11.9 °C. The sphere cools, while the water temperature remains nearly at …
  3. Physics

    A ball has a diameter of 3.70 cm and average density of 0.0841 g/cm3. What force is required to hold it completely submerged under water?
  4. physics

    A ball has a diameter of 3.86 cm and average density of 0.0836 g/cm3. What force is required to hold it completely submerged under water?
  5. Physics

    A plastic sphere has a density that is greater than oil but less than water when itis placed in cylinder containing water, it is exactly half submerged, explain why when oil poured on top of water. The sphere is only 1/4 submerged …
  6. Physics

    In a laboratory experiment, one end of a horizontal string is tied to a support while the other end passes over a frictionless pulley and is tied to a 2.6kg sphere. Students determine the frequencies of standing waves on the horizontal …
  7. Math

    The tank is 1/2 full of water. The. A spherical wrecking ball with radius of 2ft is dropped into the tank. How far will the water level rise once the sphere is completely submerged?
  8. Medical physics

    A silver cube (density of silver is 10 g/cm3) with side length of 3 cm weighs more than an aluminium cube (density of aluminium is 2.96 g/cm3) with side length of 4 cm. The cubes are each suspended by a string and allowed to be completely …
  9. physics

    In the figure, the radius of the submerged cylinder is 10 cm. The height is 25 cm. The cylinder is made of Aluminum whose density is the water density is What is the buoyant force on the cylinder?
  10. physics

    In the figure, the radius of the submerged cylinder is 10 cm. The height is 25 cm. The cylinder is made of Aluminum whose density is 2.7g/cm3 the water density is 1g/cm3 What is the buoyant force on the cylinder?

More Similar Questions