physics

posted by .

A small rectangular ferry boat is 3.33 m wide
and 5.64 m long. When a loaded truck pulls
onto it, the boat sinks an additional 3.25 cm
into the river.
What is the weight of the truck? The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s2 .

• physics -

density of water = 1000 kg/m^3
if .0325 m = additional depth immersed
mass of water displaced = 3.33*5.64*32.5 kg
weigh of water displaced = m g
= 3.33*5.64*32.5*9.8 Newtons
= 5981 N
=5.981 kN

Similar Questions

1. physics

(Densities of object 1 and 2 are greater than that of the fluid) 1. Object 1 and 2 have same volume and shape, but object 1 is more dense than object 2, which one has greater buoyant force?
2. physics

A ferry boat is 4.0 m wide and 6.0 m long. When a truck pulls onto it, the boat sinks 4.00 cm in the water. What is the combined weight of the truck and the ferry?
3. Physics

A small ferryboat is 4.00 m wide and 6.00 m long. When a loaded truck pulls onto it, the boat sinks an additional 4.80 cm into the water. What is the weight of the truck?
4. mechanics

An ocean-going ferryboat is 4.38 m wide and 6.53 m long. When a truck pulls onto it, the boat sinks 6.36 cm in the water. What is the weight of the truck?
5. physics

A ferry boat is 4.9 m wide and 6.9 m long. When a truck pulls onto it, the boat sinks 3.34 cm in the water. What is the weight of the truck?
6. physics

A ferry boat is 6.2m wide and 7.1 m long. When a truck pulls onto it, the boat sinks 6.02 cm in the water. What us the weight of the truck?
7. physics

A small ferryboat is 4.00 m wide and 6.00 m long. When a loaded truck pulls onto it, the boat sinks an additional 4.50 cm into the river. What is the weight of the truck?
8. Physics

A small rectangular ferry boat is 3.87 m wide and 5.81 m long. When a loaded truck pulls onto it, the boat sink an additional 4.31 cm into the river. What is the weight of the truck?
9. physics

A ferry-boat is 4 m long and 6 m wide, and floats in fresh water. A 400kg horse is loaded onto the ferry. How much deeper will the ferry float when it is loaded with the horse?
10. Physics

A ferry-boat is rectangular in shape, with an overall area of 30.0 m2. When the boat is loaded with gravel, it sinks to a depth of 2.8 m in the water. What is the total weight of the boat + gravel?

More Similar Questions