Explore BrainMass

Explore BrainMass

    Wire and Cork System

    This content was COPIED from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

    Determine the mass of wire having a relative density of 8.77 which must be wrapped around a cork weighing 15 g in order that the cork shall just sink in fresh water. The cork's relative density=0.24.

    © BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 4, 2021, 5:41 pm ad1c9bdddf
    https://brainmass.com/physics/fluid-dynamics/wire-cork-system-5837

    Solution Preview

    Please see the attached file.

    In order for the cork/wire combination to just sink in fresh water the density of the cork/wire combination needs to be equal to 1.00 (the density of fresh water).
    The volume of the cork is equal to 15 / 0.24 = ...

    Solution Summary

    This solution looks at the mass and density of a wire and cork system.

    $2.49

    ADVERTISEMENT