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Fu-Kwun Hwang
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 « Embed this message on: April 18, 2010, 12:50:58 pm » posted from:Taipei,T\'ai-pei,Taiwan

Here is a question for you:

Support there is a container(color:cyan) with mass m, and a heavy object with mass M (circle shape).

The first case: right side in the simulation
mass M is put inside the container, then let it float on top of the liquid, the liquid level rise by H.

The second case: left side in the simulation
What if the mass M is hanged under the container, then let it float on top of the liquid,the liquid level rise by h.

What is the relation between H and h
1) H>h
2) H=h
3) H
Why?

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