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It has been determined that a spherical object of radius 4 inches with specific gravity 0.25...

It has been determined that a spherical object of radius 4 inches with specific gravity 0.25 will sink in water to a depth of "x" inches, where "x" is the least positive root of the equation x3 -12x2 + 64 = 0 To what depth will this object sink if "x"<10?

Answer is 2.61.....Need the process of how answer was achieved. Thank you.

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