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Thrust/Density problem

  1. Oct 20, 2008 #1

    I am I struggling with this question:


    Please can someone provide me with some help?

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  3. Oct 20, 2008 #2


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    Hi nokia8650!

    Show us what you've tried, and where you're stuck, and then we'll know how to help. :smile:

    (and it would help us if you would type the question, instead of making us look at a picture of the words)
  4. Oct 20, 2008 #3
    Thanks for the reply. I dont really know where to start - Iv never come across a problem like this! Il bear that in mind in future!

  5. Oct 23, 2008 #4
    What is the significance of it being half submerged?

  6. Oct 23, 2008 #5


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    It is floating, and the question tells you how much water it is displacing.

    And that tells you … ? :smile:
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