Pressure in liquid

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hi,
why is the presure in liquids not dependant to the shape of its container?
 

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russ_watters
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Pressure is equal to the weight of the water above the point where it is being measured (divided by unit area), so shape couldn't make any difference.
 
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Pressure is equal to the weight of the water above the point where it is being measured (divided by unit area), so shape couldn't make any difference.
but when the valum changes,the pressure will change.
 

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