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# Problem: The highest that George can suck water up a very long straw is 2.0m. (This is a typical value.)What is the lowest pressure that he can maintain in his mouth? (answer in kPa.)

###### FREE Expert Solution

Pressure:

$\overline{){\mathbf{P}}{\mathbf{=}}{\mathbf{h}}{\mathbf{\rho }}{\mathbf{g}}}$

The density of water, ρ = 1000 kg/m3

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###### Problem Details

The highest that George can suck water up a very long straw is 2.0m. (This is a typical value.)

What is the lowest pressure that he can maintain in his mouth? (answer in kPa.)