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Karthik kannan Grade: 12
```        A vessel contains oil (density= 0.8 g/cc) over mercury (dens=13.6 g/cc). A homogenous shphere floats with half its volume immersed in mercury and the other half in oil the density of the material n gm/cc is _____
PS.- one of my main doubts is whether oil will exert any buoyant force on the sphere.```
7 years ago

## Answers : (1)

Askiitians Expert Soumyajit IIT-Kharagpur
28 Points
```										Dear Karthik Kannan,
Ans:- The total weight is balanced by the displaced volumess of the two different fluids. Let it,s Vol is V and the density is n. Then the equilibrium condition should be
Vng=V/2(0.8)g+V/2(13.6)g
or n=0.4+6.8=7.2 gm/cc(ans)
Regarding to your 2nd qsn you can just see that we have taken the sum of the two buoyant forces.So, everyone should have it's own contribution
Please feel free to post as many doubts on our discussion forum as you can. If you find any question Difficult to understand - post it here and we will get you the answer and detailed solution very quickly. We are all IITians and here to help you in your IIT JEE preparation.
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Regards,
SOUMYAJIT IIT-KHARAGPUR
```
7 years ago
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