Asked Dec 19, 2019

A person in a boat floating in a small pond throws an anchor
overboard. What happens to the level of the pond? (a) It rises.
(b) It falls. (c) It remains the same.


Expert Answer

Step 1

The water level of the pond will fall because as the boat is lighter when the anchor is over board.

Step 2

When the anchor is in boat it displaces enough water so that the buoyant force is equal...

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