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    Fluid statics: Iceberg floating on water

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    The specific gravity of ice is .917, whereas that for seawater is 1.025. What fraction of an iceberg is above the surface of the water?

    *note- if possible, please explain this in the simplest way you can- i'm not naturally a science kinda gal! Thanks :)

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    Let the total volume of iceberg be V and the volume that is above the surface of water be V1. Volume which is below ...

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