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Homework Help: Water level change for melting ice cube

  1. Jun 25, 2016 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    http://imgur.com/Sk6YkIf .
    You can take Va to be volume of cavity and Di to be density and Vo to be volume of cube and A to be surface area of container and h to be height of liquid column and Vi to be volume of immerser part of cube. Prove if water level will rise or will remain same will decrease when ice melts ?
    2. Relevant equations
    weight= buoyant force as cube is floating
     
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  3. Jun 25, 2016 #2

    haruspex

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    I am not able to view the image.
     
  4. Jun 25, 2016 #3
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  5. Jun 25, 2016 #4

    haruspex

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    Still very unclear. Try describing the set up in words, and stating the problem exactly.
     
  6. Jun 25, 2016 #5
    Calculate the weight of Vi (the water the ice cube is displacing).
     
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