An iceberg is floating in water. The density of ice in the iceberg is and the density of water is |
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a) |
5% |
b) |
10% |
c) |
12% |
d) |
8% |

An iceberg is floating in water. The density of ice in the iceberg is and the density of water is |
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a) |
5% |
b) |
10% |
c) |
12% |
d) |
8% |

1 Answer

127 votes

**(b)**

Let total volume of iceberg

Volume of visible part of iceberg

Now, volume of water displaced by iceberg

Let

and

Then, applying law of floatation, at equilibrium,

weight of iceberg = weight of displaced water

Percentage fraction of visible iceberg

Here, ,

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