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Hydrostatic pressure.

  1. May 10, 2010 #1
    One of the six conditions of hydrostatic pressure is said to be that the volume of the liquid does not affect the hydrostatic pressure.
    Can anyone explain why?
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  3. May 10, 2010 #2


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    Welcome to pf.

    What is pressure? What about the definition implies volume matters?
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