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Your friend of mass 150 can just barely float in fresh water. Find her volume.

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    You must provide the units of her weight as well as a number. Is it pounds?

    If she "barely floats", her volume is the same as that of an equal mass of liquid water.

    Water weighs 62.4 lb/ft^3

    150 lb of water would occupy 2.40 ft^3

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