Sci-Five | The Hindu Science Quiz: on marine travel
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Which of the following principle/law keeps a ship afloat?
- Pascal’s Law
- Bernoulli’s Principle
- Archimedes’ Principle
- Boyle’s law
The answer to why ships can float comes from the famous principle of Archimedes which says that the net upward force on an object immersed in water is equal to the weight of the water displaced by the object.