Tank A(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

|..........|

|..h2o...|

|..h2o...|

|_h2o__|

Tank B

\.........../

.\..h2o../

..\.h2o./

...\h2o/

Tank C

.../.....\

../.h2o.\

./..h2o..\

/__h2o__\

The three tanks shown above are filled with water to an equal depth. All the tanks have an equal height. Tank A has the middle surface area at the bottom, tank B the least and tank C the greatest.

(Select T-True, F-False, G-Greater than, L-Less than, E-Equal to. If the first is F the second L and the rest G, enter

FLGGGG).

A) The water in tank C exerts an upward force on the sides of the tank.

B) The pressure exerted on the bottom of tank C is greater than for the other tanks.

C) The force due to the water on the bottom of tank C is .... the weight of the water in the tank.

D) The force exerted by the water on the bottom of tank C is ... the force exerted by the water on the bottom of tank A

E) The pressure at the bottom of tank B is ... the pressure at the bottom of tank C

I can't seem to figure this one out. I've made several attempts and they are all wrong.

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