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Spherical iceberg?

  1. Nov 27, 2004 #1
    This isn't actually a homework problem but I figured it could go here anyway. Lets say there is a spherical iceberg floating in the ocean it has a radius of say 10m. If 9/10 of the volume of the iceberg is submerged, how far above the surface of the water does the iceberg stick out? How would I go about finding this?
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  3. Nov 27, 2004 #2

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    You can find the volume of a partially filled sphere using a bit of calculus.
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