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a block off wood (density = 0.5 g/cm^3) is floating in oil (density = 0.75 g/cm^3). The mass of the wood is 1500 g. Determine the volume of the oil displaced

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    if it is floating it must displace its mass in oil

    .75 V = 1500

    V = 2000 cm^3

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    what did you do with the 0.5g/cm^3?

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