Problem: A rectangular block of wood, 12 cm x 18 cm x 42 cm, has a specific gravity of 0.60. Determine the buoyant force that acts on the block when it is placed in a pool of fresh water.

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A rectangular block of wood, 12 cm x 18 cm x 42 cm, has a specific gravity of 0.60. Determine the buoyant force that acts on the block when it is placed in a pool of fresh water.

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