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Problem: An open container is filled with water, to a depth of 5 cm. Above that, a layer of oil 2 cm thick is poured on top of the water. If the density of the oil is 700 kg/m3, what the pressure at the top of the oil? At the water-oil boundary? At the bottom of the container? Take atmospheric pressure to be 1x105 Pa.

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An open container is filled with water, to a depth of 5 cm. Above that, a layer of oil 2 cm thick is poured on top of the water. If the density of the oil is 700 kg/m3, what the pressure at the top of the oil? At the water-oil boundary? At the bottom of the container? Take atmospheric pressure to be 1x105 Pa.

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