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Ice Floating in Water (Posted on 2005-04-21) Difficulty: 3 of 5

You have a cube of ice floating in a glass of water. The question is what fraction of the ice will be above the water line? Assume that the ice is not bobbing.

Most of you have probably heard the answer to this before. But please provide a proof or solution, along with your assumptions.

See The Solution Submitted by np_rt    
Rating: 3.0000 (8 votes)

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  Subject Author Date
lol easyRachael2006-05-18 09:59:36
re: J.C. won't like thisjessica2005-07-21 12:51:48
home againvije2005-06-14 13:30:48
re: Reply to RexRex2005-04-25 15:32:32
Jeez, I really hate to get into this...Erik O.2005-04-22 15:23:26
Reply to RexJonathan Chang2005-04-22 15:21:14
Questionre: Sea water is not waterRex2005-04-22 14:46:49
SolutionJ.C. won't like thisRex2005-04-22 14:45:37
uncerttaintyJonathan Chang2005-04-22 07:57:11
UncertaintyJonathan Chang2005-04-22 07:54:02
UncertaintyJonathan Chang2005-04-22 07:52:23
Bottom Linenp_rt2005-04-22 07:21:43
RatingJonathan Chang2005-04-22 02:51:17
Nothing concerned with the questionJonathan Chang2005-04-22 02:44:26
Reply to TristanJonathan Chang2005-04-22 02:27:59
re: Sea water is not waterTristan2005-04-22 01:51:03
SolutionIndependent solutionTristan2005-04-22 01:28:27
Sea water is not waterJonathan Chang2005-04-22 00:56:27
SolutionJonathan Chang2005-04-21 23:29:07
UncertaintyJonathan Chang2005-04-21 23:26:12
UncertaintyJonathan Chang2005-04-21 23:26:12
UncertaintyJonathan Chang2005-04-21 23:19:07
SolutionSolution Based on DensitiesRichard2005-04-21 20:48:30
re: Uncertainty - continuenp_rt2005-04-21 17:44:10
re: Uncertainty...Sam2005-04-21 17:41:53
SolutionSOLnilshady2005-04-21 17:24:41
Uncertainty - continueJonathan Chang2005-04-21 16:54:05
UncertaintyJonathan Chang2005-04-21 16:50:47
re: Uncertaintynp_rt2005-04-21 16:18:14
Solutionre: UncertaintyCharlie2005-04-21 14:23:08
UncertaintyJonathan Chang2005-04-21 13:37:43
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