Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 14 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 7

Answer

The 2 pressures are the same.

Work Step by Step

The balance of the pressures keeps the mercury in the tube. This is discussed on page 268, and shown in Figure 14.7.
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