Two solids P and Q float in water. It is observed that P floats with half its volume immersed and Q floats with 2/3rds of its volume immersed. What are the ratio of densities of Pand Q?
Asked by Malavika Umesh | 4th May, 2015, 09:23: PM
According to the principle of floatation, when a body floats, the weight of the body must be equal weight of the displaced volume of liquid.
Let V1 and d1 be the volume and density of body P and V2 and d2 be the volume and density of body Q.
For body P to float:
Answered by Jyothi Nair | 5th May, 2015, 10:18: AM
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