An iceberg floats in water with part


An iceberg floats in water with part of it submerged. What is the fraction of the volume of an iceberg submerged if the density of ice is ρi = 0.917 g/cm3?


Density of ice, ρice = 0.917 g/cm3

Density of water, ρwater = 1 g/cm3

Vi is the volume of the iceberg

Vw is the volume of the water displaced by the iceberg

Weight of iceberg, W = ρiVig

Upthrust, FB = ρwVwg

At equilibrium, weight of iceberg = Vw/Vi = 0.917

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