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Problem: A long glass tube, sealed at one end, has an inner diameter of 10.0 mm. The tube is filled with water and inverted into a pail of water. If the atmospheric pressure is 755 mmHg, how high (in mmH2O) is the column of water in the tube ( d of Hg = 13.5 g/mL; d of H2O = 1.00 g/mL)?

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A long glass tube, sealed at one end, has an inner diameter of 10.0 mm. The tube is filled with water and inverted into a pail of water. If the atmospheric pressure is 755 mmHg, how high (in mmH2O) is the column of water in the tube ( d of Hg = 13.5 g/mL; d of H2O = 1.00 g/mL)?

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