(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Fluid is flowing from left to right through a pipe (see the drawing). Points A and B are at the same elevation, but the cross-sectional areas of the pipe are different. Points B and C are at different elevations, but the cross-sectional areas are the same. Rank the pressures at the three points, highest to lowest.

I could not attach the image but it looks like this: [ A ]---B--- , where A is thicker than B, and C is way above these two. The answer is A,B,C.

2. Relevant equations

P = F/A

Bernoulli's Equation maybe?

3. The attempt at a solution

I understand that Point C has the lowest pressure because it is elevated. To decipher between A and B, I am using the equation P = F/A. However, this tells me that pressure and area are inversely proportional which would suggest that Point A has a lower pressure than Point B. Where is my logic wrong?

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# Homework Help: Easy Physics Concept but I cannot understand

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