Q. 13

Iceberg floats in water with part of it submerged. What is the fraction of the volume of iceberg submerged if the density of ice is ρi = 0.917 g cm-3?

Answer :

Let volume of iceberg be V1.


We know,


Weight of iceberg = weight of displaced water


Volume of submerged iceberg = volume of displaced water = V2.




Since,


Weight of iceberg = weight of displaced water





Therefore, 0.917 fraction of the total volume of the iceberg is submerged.


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