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Water Pipe Problem

  1. Jan 18, 2012 #1
    simple picture problem.

    looking for assistance in the explanation of it all.

    edit: discussion with a friend,problem is inspired by a scene in a tv show.

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  3. Jan 18, 2012 #2


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    The angle of the pipe doesn't matter, the vertical height of the water will tend to be the same in the pipe as it does the "room". Assuming the pipe ends at some point, the water will pour out when the height of the water exceeds the lowest part of the opening at the end of the pipe.
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