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 - Questions: 12

Answer

The faster flowing water will possess a smaller cross-sectional area.

Work Step by Step

As the water falls, it speeds up, due to the force of gravity. The water is basically incompressible, so the continuity equation (10–4b) applies.
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