Density and Pressure

Density and Pressure problem 37

A cube with an edge of length and density lies in a pool at a depth of . Assume that water can seep under the cube.

A cube submerged at the bottom of the pool

  • Draw the forces acting on the cube.

  • What is the upthrust on the cube?

  • How much force does the bottom of the pool exert on the cube?

  • What is the pressure at the top of the cube?


material editor: Ebenezer Famadewa