Physics Practice Problems Buoyancy & Buoyant Force Practice Problems Solution: A 7.4 kg solid sphere made of metal whose density ...

Solution: A 7.4 kg solid sphere made of metal whose density is 2300 kg/m3, is suspended by a cord. When the sphere is immersed in a liquid of unknown density, the tension in the cord is 18 N. The density of the liquid is closest to: A. 1700 kg/m3 B. 1600 kg/m3 C. 1500 kg/m3 D. 1400 kg/m3 E. 1300 kg/m3

Problem

A 7.4 kg solid sphere made of metal whose density is 2300 kg/m3, is suspended by a cord. When the sphere is immersed in a liquid of unknown density, the tension in the cord is 18 N. The density of the liquid is closest to:

A. 1700 kg/m3

B. 1600 kg/m3

C. 1500 kg/m3

D. 1400 kg/m3

E. 1300 kg/m3