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# A Piece Of Ice, With A Stone Frozen Inside It, Is Floating In Water Contained In A Beaker. When The Ice Melts, The Level Of Water In The Beaker

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Let the mass of ice be m1 and the mass of stone be m2. The mass of the displaced water is equal to . If  is the density of water, the volume of water displaced is

When the ice melts, additional volume of water obtained is . The stone sinks in water, and displaces a volume of water equal to its own volume, which is  is the density of stone. Thus the total volume of extra water is

V’ < V. Therefore, level of water in beaker decreases.

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