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A body weighing W floats partially above and partially below the liquid when (F’B denotes maximum upthrust) :
(a) W > F’B
(b) W = F’B
(c) W < F'B
(d) none of these

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(c) W < FB

Reason — When a body weighing W floats partially above and partially below the liquid, it implies that the weight of the body is less than the maximum upthrust experienced by it when fully immersed inside the liquid. Hence, W < FB.

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