# HW 12 Question 6

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1.02 kg beaker containing 2.00 kg of oil (density = 916.0 kg/m3) rests on a scale. A 2.01 kg block of iron is suspended from a spring scale and completely submerged in the oil. Determine the equilibrium readings of both scales.

On the top spring scale, the force will equal equal to $W_{iron}-F_b$. Need to look up iron's density to find its volume. Then $F_b=\rho_{oil}gV_{disp}$.