Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (3rd Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321993721
ISBN 13: 978-0-32199-372-4

Chapter 15 - Exercises and Problems: 19

Answer

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Work Step by Step

We know that the height is 1 inch or $0.0254m$. Now we can find the pressure as $P=\rho gh$ We plug in the known values to obtain: $P=(1000)(9.8)(0.0254)$ $P=249Pa$
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