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# P2207_fall10_lecture33 - Today: Pressure variation with...

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Today: Pressure variation with depth Pascal’s principle Atmospheric pressure The giraffe Spiders

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Three water-filled containers are shown below. (A) (B) (C) For which container is the pressure of the water on the base of the container largest ? A. (A) B. (B) C. (C) D. All pressures are the same E. Insufficient information

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Three water-filled containers are shown below. (A) (B) (C) For which container is the weight of the container + water the largest ? A. (A) B. (B) C. (C) D. All weights are the same E. Insufficient information

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Consider the water-filled container shown. - p 1 - - p 2 - How do the pressures p 1 and p 2 (at equal height above the bottom of the container) compare? A. p 1 < p 2 B. p 1 = p 2 C. p 1 > p 2

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Consider a hydraulic lift for an automobile. The areas of the pistons are A 1 and A 2 . If the lift is stationary, what must be the ratio of the forces exerted on the pistons? F
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## This note was uploaded on 12/18/2011 for the course PHYS 2207 at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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