# Fluid Mechanics

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it is estimated that it 90 percent of an iceberg's volume is below the surface, while only 10 percent is visible above the surface. for seawater with a density of 1025kg/m^3, estimate the density of the iceberg.

• Fluid Mechanics -

Let V be the volume of the iceberg.
Let xi be the density of the iceberg
Let xw be the density of seawater.

Archimedes Principle states that:
iceberg mass = displaced water mass
xi*V = 0.90*V*xw

xi = 0.90*xw = 922.5 kg/m^3

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