Maharashtra State BoardSSC (English Medium) 8th Standard
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Volume of an Object is 20 Cm3 and the Mass in 50 G. Density of Water is 1 G Cm − 3. Will the Object Float on Water Or Sink in Water? - Science

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Volume of an object is 20 cm3 and the mass in 50 g. Density of water is 1 g cm-3 . Will the object float on water or sink in Water?

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Solution

Given:
Volume of object = 20 cm3

Mass of object = 50 g

Density of object = `"Mass of object"/"Volume of object" = 50/20` = 2.5 g/cm3

Now, we know density of water = 1g/cm3

Since, density of object > density of water, therefore the object is going to sink in water.

Concept: Archemedes Principle
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Balbharati General Science 8th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 3 Force and Pressure
Exercise | Q 7 | Page 22
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