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Posted by **Andy** on Wednesday, January 6, 2010 at 10:52pm.

- gr.11 physics help! -
**drwls**, Wednesday, January 6, 2010 at 11:40pmUse Archimedes' Principle.

Let the volume of the iceberg be V. The amount below water (V') must displace a weight of sea water equal to the weight of the iceberg.

seawater density x V' = ice density * V

1.03*V' = 0.92*V

V'/V = fraction below water = 0.89

Fraction above water = 1 - V'/V = 0.11

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