# You carefully drop a stone into a beaker full of water. The stone sinks to the bottom and water spills out. What can you say about the weight of the displaced water?

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Mar 7, 2016

#### Answer:

That (i) the volume of water displaced is EQUAL to the volume of the STONE, and (ii) that this volume has a mass less than the mass of the stone.

#### Explanation:

I can only say this with respect to water; because a

There are other liquids available, for instance mercury metal. Given that