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Maximum load of a raft

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A raft is constructed of wood having density 600kg/m^3. Its surface area is 5.8m^2 has a thickness of 12 cm. Find the maximum load the raft can carry on it without sinking. (density of water 100kg/m^3)

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This solution finds the maximum load a raft constructed of wood with a density of 600 kg/m^3 without sinking.

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