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Homework Help: Fluid mechanics

  1. Dec 5, 2008 #1
    In a giraffe with its head 2m above its heart , and its heart 2m above its feet, the hydrostatic gauge pressure in the blood at its heart is 250 torr . Assume that the giraffe stands upright and the blood density is 1.06 * 1000kg/cubic metre.In torr find the (gauge) blood pressure at the brain.
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  3. Dec 5, 2008 #2
    Hi chandangang! Welcome to the forums! :smile: What is your work so far on this problem? (See forum rules... in order to get help, you need to show your efforts.)
  4. Dec 5, 2008 #3
    i couldnt properly understand the question.
    so i couldnt make any significant efforts!
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