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Problem 14.5: How much weight will a boat hold?

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How much more mass can this "boat" sitting in water hold and still float? The dimension of the "boat" into the screen is 8 cm (position is given in centimeters and time is given in seconds). Restart.

Problem authored by Anne J. Cox.

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