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Problem: An object floats in water with 5/8 of its volume submerged. The ratio of the density of the object to that of water isa. 8/5.b. 5/8.c. 1/2.d. 2/1.e. 3/8.

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An object floats in water with 5/8 of its volume submerged. The ratio of the density of the object to that of water is

a. 8/5.

b. 5/8.

c. 1/2.

d. 2/1.

e. 3/8.

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