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

Asked by Shruti garg | 28th Oct, 2012, 07:08: PM

Expert Answer:

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

Answered by  | 28th Oct, 2012, 07:10: PM

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