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# Will a 9 x 9 x 5 cm piece of cork with a density of 0.24 grams per cubic cm float (on water) a steel bar that weighs 200 grams?

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The total weight to float (block and bar) is 300 grams. The volume of the cork block is 405 cm cubed. The density of the water is 1 gram per cubic centimetre. Finally, how much of the cork will float above the water level and how much below? Thanks.

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