Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 13 - Think and Explain: 59

Answer

a. The reservoir is elevated above the buildings nearby to provide enough water pressure at the faucets (which are situated lower). Pressure depends on depth. b. The hoops are closer together near the bottom of the reservoir because the water pressure is greater there. Pressure depends on depth.
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