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diameter decrease of the ball at the bottom of the ocean

4. A solid copper ball with a diameter of 3.0000m at sea level is placed on the bottom of the ocean, at a depth of 10.0km. If the density of sea water is 1.03 x 103 kgm"3, how much does the diameter of the ball decrease when it reaches the bottom? The bulk modulus of copper is 14 x 1010Pa.

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The solution computes the decrease in diameter of the copper ball at the bottom of the ocean due to the increase of pressure in detail.