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A cubic solid of plastic floats in water with 2/3 of its volume below the water line. What is the density? If the total volume of the block in the above question is 6.4 * 10^-5 m^3 what is the buoyant force on it?

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  1. the weight of the displaced water is more than the weight of the cubic solid of plastic

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