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Problem: A cylindrical blood vessel is partially blocked by the buildup of plaque. At one point, the plaque decreases the diameter of the vessel by 65.0%. The blood approaching the blocked portion has speed v0 Just as the blood enters the blocked portion of the vessel, what will be its speed in terms of v0 ?

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A cylindrical blood vessel is partially blocked by the buildup of plaque. At one point, the plaque decreases the diameter of the vessel by 65.0%. The blood approaching the blocked portion has speed vJust as the blood enters the blocked portion of the vessel, what will be its speed in terms of v?

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