University Physics with Modern Physics (14th Edition)

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Chapter 12 - Fluid Mechanics - Problems - Discussion Questions - Page 390: Q12.20


The water level falls.

Work Step by Step

The bowling ball will displace a greater amount of water while it is in the boat, floating, than when submerged. When floating in the boat, the bowling ball displaces its own weight of water, which takes up more space than the ball's own volume. When the ball is submerged, it displaces only its own volume.
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