Forums Assignment Help Why is it easier to lift heavy object under water than air?

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    ahprofessional
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    Why is it easier to lift a heavy object under water than in air?

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    john Smith
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    Because when a body is immersed in water, it experiences an upward thrust (Archimedes? Principle) and loses weight equal to the weight of the water displaced by its immersed potion, and hence, is easier to lift objects.

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