why-do-some-bodies-float-on-the-surface-of-water-while-some-other-bodies-are-fully-submerged-while-floating?explain-the-basic-principle-of-floatation?

Asked by  | 10th Feb, 2012, 09:08: PM

Expert Answer:

If the density of the body is less than the water it will float othervise it will sink.
 
When a body is dipped in water , it displace some water , the displaced water try to regain its place and acts a upthrust on the body . This force is known as buoyant force , it is equal to the weight of the displaced liquid.

Answered by  | 11th Feb, 2012, 07:29: PM

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