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Posted by **Megan** on Tuesday, March 15, 2011 at 8:20pm.

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**bobpursley**, Tuesday, March 15, 2011 at 8:24pmtake a column of area A, height h.

The weight of that column is density*volume*g=density*Ah*g

= 1000kg/m^2*9.8N/kg*A*(3.96)

pressure= weight/A

I measured depth from the top, I assume the writer here had that in mind.

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**Megan**, Tuesday, March 15, 2011 at 8:29pmI'm confused about what A should be then? Is that what I'm solving for? I thought I was solving for pressure?

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**Damon**, Tuesday, March 15, 2011 at 8:35pmA cancels top and bottom

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**Megan**, Tuesday, March 15, 2011 at 8:42pmTop and Bottom??

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