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Volume and water displaced.

When a chunk of iron is completely submerged into a cylindrical tank of water, the water rises 6 inches. The diameter of the tank is 18 inches. What is the volume of the chunk of iron?

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As the chunk is submerged in water it requires space equal to its volume and hence displacing water equal to its volume, ...

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The rise in the water level of a tank is given, the volume of the steel chunk submerged is calculated.