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Problem: When an object is floating, the buoyant force on it is just equal to its weight. A) True B) False

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Newton's second law:

ΣF=ma

A floating object is partially submerged in the fluid. We'll draw a free-body diagram of the forces acting on the object.

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When an object is floating, the buoyant force on it is just equal to its weight. 

A) True 

B) False

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