Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 14 - Think and Explain: 62

Answer

76 cm.

Work Step by Step

A siphon relies on atmospheric pressure to transfer fluid through a tube. Atmospheric pressure can support a column of mercury that is at most 76 cm high. This is stated on page 268.
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