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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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