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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.

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The pressure at height:

P=P0+hρg

ρwater = 1000 kg/m3 

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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.

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