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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

    rcgldr

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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

    A.T.

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

    russ_watters

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

    Or:

    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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