Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 10 - Fluids - Misconceptual Questions: 10

Answer

Choice A.

Work Step by Step

Water is essentially incompressible. The speed of the water drops as the pipe widens, as shown by the continuity equation (10-4). Bernoulli’s equation (10-5) shows us that with no height change, the water pressure increases when the speed decreases.
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