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Why pressure inside a liquid in different shaped vessels at

  1. Jan 15, 2015 #1
    why pressure inside a liquid in different shaped vessels at same height same thought they are of different volumes and shapes?
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  3. Jan 15, 2015 #2
    I really don't understand this question.
    Could you rephrase it?
  4. Jan 15, 2015 #3


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    He's asking why pressure increases with depth in the same manner regardless of the shape of the container.
    Last edited: Jan 15, 2015
  5. Jan 15, 2015 #4
    Yes.. Thats right..answer me plz
  6. Jan 15, 2015 #5


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    Why should it be different?
  7. Jan 15, 2015 #6


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    Why should it matter if there is a wall next to the water or just more water?


    If pressure is equal to the weight of the water above (divided by area), why would it matter what is next to it?
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