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Unformatted text preview: curve is equal to the force Fy divided by the length of the prism d) Plot the pressure (measured from the lowest vertex) as a function of y around the perimeter of the prism. Show that the area enclosed by the curve is equal to the force Fx divided by the length of the prism 2. Consider the same prism as in 1 with the same point down orientation. But now the prism is only partially submerged. Suppose the weight of the prism is 10 N. Taking g as 10 m/s^2 and the density of water as 1gm/cc, calculate how low in the water the prism will sit ie the distance between the water surface and the lowest vertex....
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