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Why Does It Happen? A ship dips to a larger depth in freshwater as compared to marine water. - Science

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Why does it happen?

A ship dips to a larger depth in fresh water as compared to marine water.

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Solution

The density of marine water is more than the freshwater due to which the buoyant force on the ship in marine water is more than the freshwater. For this reason, the ship dips to a larger depth in freshwater as compared to marine water.

Concept: Buoyancy Force (Upthrust Force)
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Balbharati General Science 8th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 3 Force and Pressure
Exercise | Q 4.1 | Page 22
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