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Two pistons in a hydraulic lift have radii 2.68 cm and 11.68 cm. An object with mass 2370 kg is placed on

the larger piston. What force (in N) on the smaller piston is needed to keep the two pistons level at the same height?


I got that P1 = P2 and F1/A1=F2/A2 but I can't seem to get the right answer. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you!

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