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Figure shows the same block of wood floating in three different liquids A, B and C of densities ρ1, ρ2, and ρ3 respectively. Which liquid has the highest density? Give reason for your answer.
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The liquid C has highest density.

The upthrust on the body by each liquid is the same and it is equal to the weight of body.

But. upthrust = volume submerged x ρL x g.

For liquid C, since volume submerged is least, so density ρ3 must be maximum.

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