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FIll in the blank. 

When a solid floats in a liquid,  the weight of _______ by its immersed part of the solid is equal to the weight of the solid. 

  1. less
  2. buoyant force
  3. weight
  4. liquid displaced
Correct Answer: Option(d)
Solution: Liquid displaced.
This is known as Archimedes principle.
Archimedes' principle indicates that the upward buoyant force that is exerted on a body immersed in a fluid, whether fully or partially submerged, is equal to the weight of the fluid that the body displaces.
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