Q. 34.5( 4 Votes )

The three vessels shown in figure (13-Q2) have same base area. Equal volumes of a liquid are poured in the three vessels. The force on the base will be



A.maximum in vessel A

B. maximum in vessel B

C. maximum in vessel C

D. equal in all the vessels.

Answer :

The pressure depends on the height of liquid. Even though the volume is same in all three containers, the height attained by the liquid is highest in vessel C due to its shape. Hence, its base will have the highest pressure.

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