Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (4th Edition) Clone

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Chapter 15 - Section 15.3 - Archimedes’ Principle and Buoyancy - Example - Page 279: 15.4

Answer

86 percent of the iceberg is under the water.

Work Step by Step

We use a proportion between the volumes and the densities to find: $\frac{V_{sub}}{V_{ice}}=\frac{\rho_{ice}}{\rho_{water}}=.86$ Thus, we see that 86 percent of the iceberg is under the water.
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