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A 1.35-kg wooden block has an iron ball of radius 1.22 cm glued to one side. (a) If the block floats in water with the iron ball "high and dry," what is the volume of wood that is submerged? (b) If the block is now inverted, so that the iron ball is completely immersed, does the volume of wood that is submerged in water increase, decrease, or remain the same? Explain. (c) Calculate the volume of wood that is submerged when the block is in the inverted position.




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