Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 13 - Think and Explain: 77

Answer

The statement is inaccurate. A heavy battleship floats while a small rock sinks. The correct statement is that an object less dense than the fluid in which it is immersed will float (page 251).
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