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Percent Above Fluid

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A solid block with a mass of $10\text{ kg}$ and density of $400 \text{ kg/m}^{ 3 }$ is floated in a fluid with a density of $1200 \text{ kg/m}^{ 3 }$.

What percent of the wood block is above the surface of the fluid while it floats in equilibrium?

A

$20\%$

B

$33\%$

C

$67\%$

D

$80\%$