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Three identical glasses are filled to the same height with water. The first glass is filled with water only(Wa). The second glass has an object of volume V and density half that of water floating in it (Wb). The third glass has an object of volume V and density twice that of water on the bottom of it (Wc). All three glasses are sitting on scales. Compare the weight of each of the glasses: Wa, Wb, Wc.

Let
mass of water in Wa = Ma
mass of glass = Mg
a) mass = Ma+Mg
b) mass = Ma + Mg  ρV + ρV = Ma + Mg
c) mass = Ma + Mg + ρV  V = Ma + Mg  (ρ1)V
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