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What property of objects allow them to float?

What property of objects allow them to float?

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Apoorva Arora IIT Roorkee
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6 years ago
Things floatwhen they are positively buoyant, or less dense than the fluid in which they are sitting. This does not mean that anobjecthas to be lighter than the fluid, as in the case of a boat;objectsjust need to have a greater ratio of empty space to mass than the fluid.

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