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Sinking Ball (Posted on 2006-01-03) Difficulty: 1 of 5
A cylindrical cup is 8 cm in diameter and 20 cm tall and is filled halfway with saltwater. The density of the saltwater is 1.1 g/cm^3.
A spherical ball has a diameter of 4 cm and a mass of 40g. How much does the level of the water rise when the ball is dropped into the cup?

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Answer Comment 8 of 8 |
the level of the water rise by approximately 0.6667 when the  ball is dropped into the cup.
  Posted by K Sengupta on 2008-03-19 11:22:05
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