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Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics
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Short Answer

What is the height of a water barometer at atmospheric

The height is 10.34 m

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Step by Step Solution

Given information

Water barometer at atmospheric pressure


We know that pressure is calculated by

P = hρg

Calculate height

Substitute the values

Density of water (ρ ) =1000 kg /m3Pressure (P)=1 atm=101325 Pa

Height of water column is 10.34 m.

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