Calculate the fraction of the volume floats, Mechanical Engineering

(Buoyancy of a floating body)

Ice has a density 91.7% of liquid water. For an ice cube (1 cm per side),

a) what fraction of the volume floats above the water surface at standard pressure?

b) How does this fraction change if the air pressure increases by 2 psi?

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