# How does a canoe float on water?

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Same way as anything else - displacement, in that the mass of water displaced by the canoe's hull is greater than the mass of the canoe itself. This means the canoe is effectively less dense than water and so has positive buoyancy and will float.
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# Why do you float in water?

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# How do you float on water?

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# How do you clean a canoe if it has water in it?

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Take a fluids class

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