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    An aluminum cube floats in a bowl of liquid mercury at 0oC. If the temperature is raised to 27.5oC, by what percent will the fraction of volume submerged change?

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    An aluminum cube floats in a bowl of liquid mercury at 0oC. If the temperature is raised to 27.5oC, by what percent will the fraction of volume submerged change?

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    With increase in temperature the density of both aluminum and mercury changes.
    The density of a substance at t0C is given by the formula
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