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When, why an iron needle sinks in water, but a ship made of iron floats on water.

When, why an iron needle sinks in water, but a ship made of iron floats on water.

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Pawan Prajapati
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3 months ago
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dual damn
27 Points
3 months ago
BECAUSE WE KNOW THAT THE DENSITY OF IRON NAIL IS MORE AS COMPARED TO WATER(1000 KG
dual damn
27 Points
3 months ago
because density of iron is more as compared to water but the ship  is designed a hollow structure as a ship has bigger volume so the buoyant force is which will be greater than the shape so the ship float on water

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