# Solution: Determine the submerged depth of a cube of steel 0.3 m on each side floating in mercury.

Determine the submerged depth of a cube of steel 0.3 m on each side floating in mercury. The specific gravities of steel and mercury are 7.8 and 13.6 respectively.

#### Problem Statement: EE Board October 1996

Determine the submerged depth of a cube of steel 0.3 m on each side floating in mercury. The specific gravities of steel and mercury are 7.8 and 13.6 respectively.

• A. 0.155 m
• B. 0.165 m
• C. 0.134 m
• D. 0.172 m

The submerged depth of a cube of steel 0.3 m on each side floating in mercury is 0.172 m.

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