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A body floats in a liquid A of density ρ1 with a part of it submerged inside liquid while in liquid B of density ρ2 totally submerged inside liquid. The densities ρ1 and ρ2 are related as:
(a) ρ1 = ρ2
(b) ρ1 < ρ2
(c) ρ1 > ρ2
(d) nothing can be said

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(c) ρ1 > ρ2

Reason — Density of liquid A ( ρ1) is greater than the density of liquid B ( ρ2) as the body is partially immersed in liquid A whereas it is fully immersed in liquid B.

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