Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics (3rd Edition)

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Chapter 15 - Fluids and Elasticity - Exercises and Problems: 11

Answer

The height of the water is 10.3 m

Work Step by Step

We can find the pressure from the water be equal to the atmospheric pressure as: $\rho~g~h = P_0$ $h = \frac{P_0}{\rho~g}$ $h = \frac{1.01\times 10^5~N/m^2}{(1000~kg/m^3)(9.80~m/s^2)}$ $h = 10.3~m$ The height of the water is 10.3 meters.
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