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Buoyant force exerted by a fluid on a given body is :

  1. equal to the volume of body
  2. equal to the weight of body
  3. equal to the volume of fluid displaced by the body
  4. equal to the weight of fluid displaced by the body
Correct Answer: Option(d)
Solution: Buoyant Force is an upward force exerted by a fluid that opposes the weight of an immersed object. In a column of fluid, pressure increases with depth as a result of the weight of the overlying fluid.
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