Liquid pressure

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if water is flowing in a streamline motion then at 2 points at same horizontal level can the pressure be same if area is not same ??????
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From Bernoulli Equation, if the area changes than the vertical elevation would also need to change to keep the static pressure constant.
 
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if water is flowing in a streamline motion then at 2 points at same horizontal level can the pressure be same if area is not same ??????
please help!!!!
Yes. The dimensions of pressure are force per unit area. Gross area is irrelevant. I assume that the water velocity and density are the same at each point.
 

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