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Posted by Sarah on Monday, November 8, 2010 at 12:25am.

A rectangular block of ice 10 m on each side and 1.1 m thick floats in sea water. The density of the sea water is 1025 kg/m3. The density of ice is 917 kg/m3.


a) How high does the top of the ice block float above the water level?

m *
.116 OK

HELP: Use Archimedes' Priciple.

b) How many penguins of mass 27 kg each can stand on the ice block before they get their feet wet?


4 NO

HELP: Their feet will get wet if the ice block sinks below the water surface.

Just need b

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