Nobuko N.

asked • 10/27/12

physics buoyant

a styrofoam ball is attached to the bottom of a swimming pool with a nylon cord.  the cord is 1.20 m long and the pool is 3.3 m.  diameter of ball is 46cm. density of styroforam is 0.3 g/cc. find the tension in the cord.  350N is answer.

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Sinesipho S.

what happened to the weight of the sphere?


Stanton D.

The net density of the sphere/cubic meter is 1000-300 (water - styrofoam respectively). However, that should be a kg, not a g units!


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