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Sun October 28, 2012 By: Shruti Garg
 

a metal rod sinks but a ship made of same matal does not sink why?

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Sun October 28, 2012
it happens because the bouyant force responcible for making the things float is equal to the weight of the water displaced by the object
so if an object can displace the water equal to its weight then it can float
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