# Equilibrium Position of a Foating Cylinder

Determine the equilibrium position of a cylinder of radius 3 inches, height 20 inches, and weight 5pi lb that is floating with its axis vertical in a deep pool of water of weight density 62.5 lb/ft^2.

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The equilibrium position of a floating cylinder is found.

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