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How do big boats float ?

Asked by dmckune1 (14points) January 23rd, 2010

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SeventhSense's avatar

Displacement and buoyancy.

rasputin6xc's avatar

Darn you @SeventhSense , that’s what I was going to say.

Ruallreb8ters's avatar

when the waves are rockin, one thing…..stamina

SeventhSense's avatar

well after my last answer my fingers are nimble…—and i still type with one finger :)

rasputin6xc's avatar

@SeventhSense bahaha. I’m impressed.

ratboy's avatar

Atop the water just like small boats.

Dr_Lawrence's avatar

If the weight of the volume of water that the boat displaces (pushed out of the way) is greater than the weight of the boat and its contents, then the boat will float. It is all based on “Archimedes Principle”.

It says, “A body immersed in a fluid is buoyed up by a force equal to the weight of the displaced fluid.”

El_Cadejo's avatar

The float using the power of google

ucme's avatar

I was thinking the same thing about Rosie O’ Donnell.

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