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Problem P. 4552. (September 2013)

P. 4552. A fisherman sitting in his boat drops his pipe into the water. The change in the level of the water is the same as if he drops his pipe into the water when he stands on the shore. What is the density of the pipe?

(4 pont)

Deadline expired on October 10, 2013.

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

Megoldásvázlat. A pipa sűrűsége kétszerese a víz sűrűségének. (Az első esetben süllyed, a másiknál emelkedik a vízszint.)


89 students sent a solution.
4 points:68 students.
3 points:1 student.
2 points:4 students.
1 point:3 students.
0 point:13 students.

Problems in Physics of KöMaL, September 2013