# Chapter 9 - Further Applications of the Integral and Taylor Polynomials - 9.2 Fluid Pressure and Force - Preliminary Questions - Page 474: 2

The factor of proportionality is the weight density of the fluid.

#### Work Step by Step

The factor of proportionality is the weight density of the fluid, $w = \rho g$, where $\rho$ is the mass density of the fluid.

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