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 V_{1}.

We know,

Weight of iceberg = weight of displaced water

Volume of submerged iceberg = volume of displaced water = V_{2}.

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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