Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 14 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 11


A vacuum pump relies on atmospheric pressure pushing water up to fill the void. Atmosphere pressure can push water upward to a height of only 10.3 m.

Work Step by Step

This is discussed on pages 268-269, and shown in Figure 14.9.
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