Posted by **MOHIT** on Friday, February 10, 2012 at 5:14pm.

The density of ice is 0.92 g cm-3 & that of sea water is 1.025 g cm-3.Find total volume of an iceberg which floats with its volume 800 cm3 above water.

ANSWER:7809.5 cm3

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**bobpursley**, Friday, February 10, 2012 at 8:05pm
the ice is floating,so net force is zero.

to get that net force, then

net force= weight of water displaced-weight of iceberg

net force= 1.025( Vunder)-.92(800+Vunder)

solve for Vunder.

Vunder=.92*800/(1.025-.92)

check that math

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