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Problem: A cubical box, 5.00 cm on each side, is immersed in a fluid. The gauge pressure at the top surface of the box is 594 Pa and the gauge pressure on the bottom surface is 1133 Pa. What is the density of the fluid? A) 1000 kg/m3 B) 1100 kg/m3 C) 1220 kg/m3 D) 2340 kg/m3 E) 12.000 kg/m3 

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Pressure in fluids:

P=hρg where h is the height of the fluid, ρ is the density of the fluid, and g is gravitational acceleration.

In this problem, we are calculating pressure due to a fluid. The cube is completely immersed in the fluid such that 

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A cubical box, 5.00 cm on each side, is immersed in a fluid. The gauge pressure at the top surface of the box is 594 Pa and the gauge pressure on the bottom surface is 1133 Pa. What is the density of the fluid? 

A) 1000 kg/m3 B) 1100 kg/m3 C) 1220 kg/m3 D) 2340 kg/m3 E) 12.000 kg/m3 

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