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Up or down or... (Posted on 2005-07-22) Difficulty: 3 of 5
A jar filled partially with water has an object floating in it. The jar is open. Now, if the jar is closed and a vacuum pump is used to pump the air out, what will happen to the floating object? will it rise up more or sink or ...? and why?

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  Subject Author Date
SolutionAnother SolutionBrian Smith2016-02-07 21:55:10
up or down or...Tom Skaar2006-07-10 17:57:57
Easy!Aerik2006-03-14 02:11:25
Solutiondensity is the keySnydley2005-10-18 21:22:35
No Subjectdave2005-10-14 01:01:31
re: A solutionHaruki2005-09-09 03:10:41
SolutionA solutionGregory Uyeda2005-09-09 03:05:28
re: And I thinkHugo2005-08-05 08:48:41
re: depends on densityMark Sales2005-08-04 19:52:37
AssumptionsLarry2005-07-23 13:23:33
Some thoughtsDevin Mahnke2005-07-23 11:06:37
Solutionravi2005-07-23 10:56:24
depends on densityLarry2005-07-22 23:05:37
i don't knowMandi2005-07-22 22:32:13
Some ThoughtsAnd I thinkHugo2005-07-22 19:00:10
re(2): I think...Charlie2005-07-22 17:45:45
re: I think...Vinod Kagal2005-07-22 17:07:04
Some ThoughtsBuoyancyBob Smith2005-07-22 16:57:21
Some ThoughtsI think...Charlie2005-07-22 15:23:42
objectjon2005-07-22 15:04:03
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