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Homework Help: Pool Problem

  1. Mar 24, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    What is the pressure exerted one the bottom of a pool in the deep end? The water is 3m deep and the dimensions are 7.5mx6m.

    2. Relevant equations
    volume of pool-3mx7.5mx6m=135mcubed

    1m cubed= 1 ton 1000kg

    135m cube= 135 tons

    3. The attempt at a solution
  2. jcsd
  3. Mar 24, 2008 #2
    I know the answer is 3000 pascal can somebody help me show that
  4. Mar 24, 2008 #3
    P = force/area = 135 tons/(6 x 7.5 m^2) = ? lbs/? in^2 = ? Pa

    1 pascal = 145.04×10^-6 psi.

    Just do the coversion.
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