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Quick Question about Buoyancy

  1. Mar 1, 2015 #1
    My question is when a boat is floating on top of the water is the weight of water that is being displaced greater than the weight of the entire boat, or just the portion that is submerged?
  2. jcsd
  3. Mar 1, 2015 #2


    Staff: Mentor

    It is equal to the weight of the entire boat.
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