Problem: Lignum vitae is a hard, durable, and extremely dense wood used to make ship bearings. A sphere of this wood with a diameter of 7.61 cm has a mass of 311 g .Will the sphere float or sink in water?

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Lignum vitae is a hard, durable, and extremely dense wood used to make ship bearings. A sphere of this wood with a diameter of 7.61 cm has a mass of 311 g .


Will the sphere float or sink in water?

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