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Buoyant Force: True Versus False

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Which of the following is true regarding the buoyant force acting on an object floating on the surface of a pond?

Choose TWO answers.

A

The buoyant force acting on the object is greater than or equal to the gravitational force acting on the object.

B

The gravitational force acting on the object is greater than the buoyant force acting on the object.

C

The buoyant force acting on the object must be equal to the gravitational force acting on the object

D

The gravitational force acting on the volume of pond water displaced is equal to the buoyant force acting on the object.