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A hollow cylinder of mass  made heavy at its bottom is floating vertically in water. It is tilled from its vertical position through an angle  and is left. The restoring force  acting on it is

a)

b)

c)

d)


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A hollow cylinder of mass  made heavy at its bottom is floating vertically in water. It is tilled from its vertical position through an angle  and is left. The restoring force  acting on it is

a)

b)

c)

d)

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Answer Key : (c) -

(c)

Let  be the length of the cylinder in water it is in the vertical position and  be the cross-sectional area of the cylinder. As cylinder is floating so

Weight of cylinder = upward thrust  or

When the cylinder is tilled through an angle , length of cylinder in water

Weight of water displaced

Restoring force



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