85. Equilibrium of forces (on the floating body) is expressed as bodyliqui dsubmergedbodytotalbFmggVgVρρ=¡=which leads to submergedbodytotalliquid.VVρ=We are told (indirectly) that two-thirds of the body is below the surface, so the fraction above is 2/3. Thus, with
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