Fluids 8.11: Additional Problem 3

Animation 1  Animation 2 Animation 3

Description

An ice cube melts in a glass of water as shown in the animation (position is given in centimeters and time is given in minutes). 

Question

Which animation correctly shows what the final water level will be?

Answer

Animation 2.

Reference

See Giancoli-PA: 10-6, Giancoli-SE: 13-6.

Credits

Physlet problem authored by Mario Belloni.

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