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Fluid forces homework problem

  1. Jan 6, 2008 #1
    (a) A swimming pool has dimensions 28.0 m 12.0 m and a flat bottom. When the pool is filled to a depth of 1.90 m with fresh water, what is the force caused by the water on the bottom?
    (b) What is the force on each end? (The ends are 12.0 m.)
    (c) What is the force on each side? (The sides are 28.0 m.)
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  3. Jan 6, 2008 #2


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    Attempt at solution? Use your words. Use your equations....

    For example, ones that involve pressure and depth and density and pressure and force and area.

    Also, you should be able to get part 'a' right off the bat without any fancy fluid equations, eh?
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