A Cubic and Submerged Cubes


THE following is a curious puzzle. Given a square box having an area of 27 square inches on its floor and having vertical sides, and filled with water to a depth of 2 inches, it is required to find the size of a heavy cube which, when resting on the bottom of the box, will have its upper surface high and dry above the surface of the water. The curious thing… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/066127a0


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