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Why Do We Feel Light on Our Feet When Standing in a Swimming Pool with Water up to Our Armpits ? - Science

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Why do we feel light on our feet when standing in a swimming pool with water up to our armpits ?

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Solution

We feel light on our feet when standing in a swimming pool with water up to our armpits because of the buoyant force. It exerts an upward force on our body and makes us feel our apparent weight which is less than our actual weight.

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Lakhmir Singh Science Class 9 Physics
Chapter 3 Gravitation
Short Answers | Q 31 | Page 124
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