24. (a) Archimedes’ principle makes it clear that a body, in order to ﬂoat, displaces an amount of the liquid which corresponds to the weight of the body. The problem (indirectly) tells us that the weight of the boat is W =35 . 6 kN. In salt water of density ρ0 = 1100 kg / m 3 , it must displace an amount of
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This note was uploaded on 11/12/2011 for the course PHYS 2001 taught by Professor Sprunger during the Fall '08 term at LSU.