why

Asked by  | 1st Oct, 2012, 09:39: AM

Expert Answer:

A steel ship has a larger volume as compared to the solid sheet (or bar) of steel of the same mass. Accordingly, a part of the ship displaces more water than the entire solid sheet and thus experiences more buoyant force and does not sink.

Answered by  | 3rd Oct, 2012, 02:53: PM

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