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# A Beaker Full of Water is Suspended from a Spring Balance. Will the Reading of the Balance Change If a Piece of Heavy Metal is Placed in It ? Give Reasons for Your Answer. - CBSE Class 9 - Science

ConceptThrust and Pressure - Why Objects Float Or Sink When Placed on the Surface of Water?

#### Question

A beaker full of water is suspended from a spring balance. Will the reading of the balance change if a piece of heavy metal is placed in it ?

#### Solution

The beaker is suspended from a spring balance. If an object is added to the beaker, the net weight held by the spring balance increases. Thus, the reading of the spring balance will increase by the weight of the heavy metal.

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Lakhmir Singh Solution for Science for Class 9 Part 1 Physics (2016 to Current)
Chapter 3: Gravitation
Hots Questions | Q: 77.2 | Page no. 128
Solution A Beaker Full of Water is Suspended from a Spring Balance. Will the Reading of the Balance Change If a Piece of Heavy Metal is Placed in It ? Give Reasons for Your Answer. Concept: Thrust and Pressure - Why Objects Float Or Sink When Placed on the Surface of Water?.
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