# physics

A 1.00-kg beaker containing 2.29 kg of oil (density = 916 kg/m3) rests on a scale. A 2.33-kg block of iron is suspended from a spring scale and is completely submerged in the oil (see figure below). Find the equilibrium readings of both scales.

top scale
N

bottom scale
N

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1. need density of iron

top scale has
2.33 - Viron*916
but Viron = 2.33/density of iron

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posted by Damon

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