# a piece of wood floats on water

Less dense than water

• ### What makes a piece of wood float?

• See what the community says and unlock a badge. the buoyant force would be more than the weight of the wood piece to make it float more the buoyant force more is the the area of the wood above the water Still have questions?

• ### What floats in water kept in a beaker?

• A piece of wood floats in water kept in a beaker. If the beaker moves with a vertical acceleration a, the wood will A piece of wood floats in water kept in a beaker.

• ### What makes a stick float in a lake?

• Usually, if you throw a wooden plate or a wood stick into the lake, it floats. Some people may know the determining factor 鈥?Density, which is equal to weight divided by volume. Since most of the woods are porous, their density is relatively low.

• ### What will be the buoyant force on wood?

• The buoyant force on wood will be less than the weight of the wood piece. equal to the weight of the wood piece. Is there an error in this question or solution?