Air pressure question for two different water columns

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Colin Wilson
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If you had pressure sensors (red) inside closed containers (black). The one on the left having more air volume than the one on the right. They are inside a bucket (green) that is filled with water. The water will rise higher in the left container. Will the pressure sensor readings be identical or will the right one read higher?

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The pressure in the gas will be the same as that at the liquid surface inside the tube.
 
  • #3
The right pressure sensor will read a higher pressure.
It is able to push water further downwards than the sensor on the left.
 

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