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## In a tank full of water, the pressure on a surface 2 meters below the water level is 1.5 kPA. What’s the pressure on a surface 6 meters belo

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Answer:P = 40.7kPa

Explanation:To find the pressure on a surface 6 meter below you use the following formula, which takes into account the heights in which pressures are measured and also the density of the fluid and the gravitational acceleration:

(1)

P2: pressure for a height of -6 m = ?

P1: pressure for a height of -2 m = 1.5kPa = 1500 Pa

ρ: density of water = 1000kg/m^3

g: gravitational acceleration = 9.8 ms^2

y2: -6m

y1: -2m

(the height is measure from the water level, because of that, the heights are negative)

You solve the equation (1) for P1:

(2)

Next, you replace the values of all variables in equation (2):

hence, the pressure on a surface 6 m below the water level is 40.7kPa