Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 13 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 2

Answer

The total pressure at the bottom is due to the weight of the water above each square meter, plus the weight of the atmosphere upon the surface.

Work Step by Step

This is discussed on pages 246-247, and in Figures 13.4 and 13.5.
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