Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 13 - Think and Explain: 68

Answer

More of you is above the surface in saltwater.

Work Step by Step

Saltwater is denser than fresh water, which means you don’t need to displace as much fluid before the buoyant force supports your weight.
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