a yacht, 3 2/3 meters in height, is floating on water. If 1/6th of its height is under water, what is the height of the yacht visible above the water?
 
 
 
 
 
 
this is part of my holidays homework so I have mentioned wrong detail about chapter and topic.

Asked by omsingh | 26th May, 2015, 08:19: PM

Expert Answer:

H e i g h t space o f space t h e space y a c h t space equals space 3 2 over 3 equals 11 over 3 m 1 over 6 t h space o f space t h e space h e i g h t space w a t e r H e i g h t space o f space t h e space y a c h t space u n d e r space w a t e r space equals space 1 over 6 cross times 11 over 3 equals 11 over 18 m H e i g h t space o f space t h e space w a t e r space a b o v e space w a t e r space equals space 11 over 3 minus 11 over 18 equals fraction numerator 66 minus 11 over denominator 18 end fraction equals 55 over 18 m  therefore H e i g h t space o f space t h e space w a t e r space a b o v e space w a t e r space equals space 55 over 18 m

Answered by Prasenjit Paul | 27th May, 2015, 10:00: AM