Q. 753.7( 3 Votes )

Giving reasons state the reading on a spring balance when it is attached to a floating block of wood which weighs 50 g in air.

Answer :

The reading on spring balance will be zero. This is because the weight of floating block of wood is fully supported by the liquid in which it is floating and hence it does not exert any force on the spring balance.


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