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- Homework Statement
- Please see the diagram below

A cube with side a = 0.1 m is immersed in 2 liquids as shown (upper liquid is oil and lower liquid is water). The value of h is 0.02 m and the value of d is 0.2 m

Find the hydrostatic pressure at the bottom of the cube

- Relevant Equations
- Hydrostatic pressure = ρ . g . h

I am not sure about value of depth I need to use. What I did:

Hydrostatic pressure at bottom of cube = hydrostatic pressure by oil + hydrostatic pressure by water

= ρ

_{oil}. g . d + ρ

_{water}. g . h

Is it correct I use value d = 0.2 m for depth of oil and value of h = 0.02 m for depth of water to calculate the pressure?

Thanks