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Q&A: Finding Volume of a Floating Object

The following question was asked in the comments section of the article Archimedes’ Principle Explained.Q: Can you just explain how to measure the volume of an irregularly shaped object which floats in water? Can we use Archimedes’ principle? How?A: It is certainly possible to do so using Archimedes’ principle, provided the density of the object is known. The key here is to find the mass of the

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