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"A liquid is flowing through a horizontal pipe whose radius is 0.0200 m. The pipe bends straight upward through a height of 8.2 m and joins another horizontal pipe whose radius is 0.0410 m. What volume flow rate will keep the pressures in the two horizontal pipes the same?"

Here is my reasoning, that doesn't seem to be working out.

- first of all, the problem just says "liquid" so I know that I cant possibly need to know specific density.

-The equation for volume flow rate [ pi*R^4*(P2-P1) ] / (8*viscosity*L)

doesnt really make sense for this problem, how would I find the vidcosity and wouldn't (P2-P1) be zero anyway?

?? Thanks

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# Homework Help: Simple liquid flow problem?

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