Solution: Consider a rectangular block of ice floating in water in an open vessel. Let a denote the height of the ice block showing above the water surface, and b the height of the submerged part of the ice block.
Given a, b, the density ρwater of liquid water and the density ρice of the ice, which relationship is correct?

Consider a rectangular block of ice floating in water in an open vessel. Let * a* denote the height of the ice block showing above the water surface, and

Given * a*,