Fluid Mechanics

A 6 kg. piece of metal displaces 1 liter of water when submerged. What is its density?


The volume of the water dispaced was given, so...

Density metal= massmetal/volumemetal

The volume of water displaced is the same as the volume of the metal.

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  1. density= 6000g÷1000ml

    =6g/ml

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