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patric44

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- Homework Statement
- calculate the average force on the face "y"

- Relevant Equations
- F = 1/2 rho*g*h*A

Hi All, in the following problem:

the book solution

I don't understand why he added the term

$$

\rho g h_{z} A_{y}

$$

shouldn't it just be :

$$

F = 1/2 \rho g h_{y} A_{y}

$$

the book solution

I don't understand why he added the term

$$

\rho g h_{z} A_{y}

$$

shouldn't it just be :

$$

F = 1/2 \rho g h_{y} A_{y}

$$