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Posted by Emily on Sunday, May 18, 2008 at 9:17pm.

A rectangular barge 5 m long and 2 m wide floats in fresh water. (a) Find how much deeper it floats when loaded with 500 kg of sand. (b) If the barge can only be pushed 10 cm deeper into the water before water overflows to sink it, how many kilograms of sand can it carry?

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