Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 10 - Fluids - Questions: 8


Sand must be added to the barge.

Work Step by Step

After adding sand, the barge needs to displace more water than before, since its weight has increased. It will sink deeper into the water, allowing it to fit under the bridge.
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.