Chemistry (12th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0132525763
ISBN 13: 978-0-13252-576-3

Chapter 13 - States of Matter - 13 Assessment: 64

Answer

When drinking a liquid with the use of a straw, the pressure within the straw has to be less than the atmospheric pressure on the liquid in the cup. This makes it possible for the liquid to be pushed up through the straw.

Work Step by Step

When drinking a liquid with the use of a straw, the pressure within the straw has to be less than the atmospheric pressure on the liquid in the cup. This makes it possible for the liquid to be pushed up through the straw.
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