It is a established fact that pressure i.e ρgh will be same at a given depth. Suppose in a tank filled with water the gauge pressure works out to 1 bar, then the total pressure at the depth of tank would be 1 bar + 1 bar atmospheric pressure = 2 bar pressure.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

2 bar pressure equals 2 kgf/ cm2

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Suppose the base of the tank is 200 cm2, can it be said that[i.e 200 cm2 * 2kgf/cm2]"water in tank exerts 400 kg WEIGHT on the base of tank"

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# Can underwater pressure be equated with weight? (after conversions)

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