## Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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# Chapter 10 - Fluids - Misconceptual Questions: 10

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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