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A body floats in water with $$40$$% of its volume outside water. When the same body floats in an oil, $$60$$% of its volume remains outside oil. The relative density of oil is


A
0.9
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B
1.0
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C
1.2
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D
1.5
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Solution

The correct option is D $$1.5$$

Relative density = fraction of body immersed 
Relative density w.r.t. water = 0.6
Relative density w.r.t oil = 0.4
Relative density of oil w.r.t. water = $$\dfrac { 0.6 }{ 0.4 } =\dfrac { 3 }{ 2 } =1.5$$

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