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.
- buoyant force
- 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.