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July 31, 2014

Homework Help: Physics

Posted by Jason on Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 9:33pm.

A boat is constructed in the shape of a rectangular cube. The base of the boat is 2m by 3m and the side of the boat is 2m high. The boat has a total mass of 4500kg. Hint-The density of the water is 1000kg/m^3.

a. What is the buoyant force on the boat? Explain answer.

b. Calculate the length of the side of the boat sticking out of the water.

c. What is the pressure on the bottom of the boat? Calculate this in two different ways and compare answer.

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