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Problem P. 4337. (April 2011)

P. 4337. According to the ``Atlas of explorations and inventions'' the the viking ships were 24 m long, 5.2 m wide and they emerged into the water to a depth of 1.8 m. Estimate the carrying capacity of the ships if the depth to which they emerged increased by 10% when they were fully loaded.

(3 pont)

Deadline expired on May 10, 2011.

Sorry, the solution is available only in Hungarian. Google translation

Megoldás. Kb. 22 tonna.


96 students sent a solution.
3 points:60 students.
2 points:26 students.
1 point:6 students.
0 point:2 students.
Unfair, not evaluated:2 solutions.

Problems in Physics of KöMaL, April 2011