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A bear on an iceberg

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A polar bear is sitting on a floating iceberg. How close can the bear come to the edge of the iceberg, so that the water doesn't overflow the edge of the iceberg yet? Iceberg is a square shaped with side a=5m and thickness is 0,5m. Density of ice is 920kg.m^(-3), density of sea water is 1025kg.m^(-3) and weight of bear is 500kg.

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