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    A 3.15kg piece of wood (SG= .50) floats on water. What minimum mass of lead, hung from it by a string, will cause it to sink?

    *note- please explain this in the simplest way possible if you can! thank you :)

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    When the piece of wood + lead is sunk, its weight should be equal to the weight of the ...

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