Suppose that a volleyball A and a bowling ball B are completely submerged in water and have the same volume, as in the figure. (Of course, you would have to hold the volleyball beneath the water to keep it from popping up to the surface.)
Which feels a greater buoyant force?
A. bowling ball B
B. Unable to determine
C. They feel the same buoyant force.
D. volleyball A
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