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A solid weighs 80g in air, 68 g in water and 60g in oil.Find the relative density of oil.

A solid weighs 80g in air, 68 g in water and 60g in oil.Find the relative density of oil.

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Saurabh Kumar
askIITians Faculty 2405 Points
7 years ago
The relative density(R.D.) = Density of body/ Density of water = Weight of body / Weight of equal vol of water
R.D. of oil = Thrust in liquid/Thrust
since, W1 = 80g and W2 = 68 gm and W3 = 60 gm
Relative Density oil = W1 – W3/W1 – W2

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