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When you suddenly stand up after lying down for a while, your body may not compensate quickly enough for the pressure changes and you might feel...

When you suddenly stand up after lying down for a while, your body may not compensate quickly enough for the pressure changes and you might feel dizzy for a moment. If the gauge pressure of the blood at your heart is 13.3 kPa and your body doesn’t compensate, (a) what would the pressure be at your head, 50.0 cm above your heart? (b) What would it be at your feet, 1.30 x 102cm below your heart?

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pressure at an height 50.2cms=... View the full answer

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  • hope you find this answer useful . thank you :-)
    • kipkoechelon40
    • Jul 20, 2016 at 12:59pm

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a) The pressure at our head is P = P o -ρgh... View the full answer

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  • INCORRECT
    • jackyfgy5
    • Jul 20, 2016 at 12:37pm
  • from where you got 12.52*103Pa
    • jackyfgy5
    • Jul 20, 2016 at 12:43pm

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