Nigerian Scholars » Past Questions » Physics » A piece of cork floats in a liquid. What fraction its volume will be immersed in...

A piece of cork floats in a liquid. What fraction its volume will be immersed in...


Question

A piece of cork floats in a liquid. What fraction its volume will be immersed in the liquid? [density of the cork = 0.25 × 103kgm-3, Density of the liquid = 1.25 × 103kgm-3]

Options

A) 0.2

B) 0.1

C) 0.8

D) 0.5


The correct answer is A.


More Past Questions:


Dicussion (1)

  • Emmanuel

    d1=density of cork 0.25*10'3kgm~3
    v1=volume of cork 1dm'3

    d2=density of liquid 1.25*10'3kgm~3
    v2=?
    d1v1=d2v2
    v2=d1v1/d2
    v2=[0.25*10'3*1]/1.25*10'3
    v2=0.2

    you can contact me through facebook @ #emmanuel saturday sunday

    Reply
    Like