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# Problem: The pressure at the top of the water in a city's gravity-fed reservoir is 1.0×105 N/m2.Part ADetermine the pressure at the faucet of a home 39 m below the reservoir.Express your answer to two significant figures and include the appropriate units.

###### FREE Expert Solution

The pressure at height:

$\overline{){\mathbf{P}}{\mathbf{=}}{{\mathbf{P}}}_{{\mathbf{0}}}{\mathbf{+}}{\mathbf{h}}{\mathbf{\rho }}{\mathbf{g}}}$

ρwater = 1000 kg/m3

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###### Problem Details

The pressure at the top of the water in a city's gravity-fed reservoir is 1.0×10N/m2.

Part A

Determine the pressure at the faucet of a home 39 m below the reservoir.

Express your answer to two significant figures and include the appropriate units.