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Posted by **Sasha** on Monday, March 5, 2012 at 8:10pm.

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The three tanks shown above are filled with water to an equal depth. All the tanks have an equal height. Tank A has the greatest surface area at the bottom, tank B the least and tank C the middle.

(Select T-True, F-False, G-Greater than, L-Less than, E-Equal to. If the first is F the second L and the rest G, enter FLGGGG).

A) The water in tank B exerts a downward force on the sides of the tank.

B) The pressure exerted on the bottom of tank A is greater than for the other tanks.

C) The force exerted by the water on the bottom of tank B is ... the force exerted by the water on the bottom of tank A

D) The pressure at the bottom of tank B is ... the pressure at the bottom of tank C

E) The force due to the water on the bottom of tank B is .... the weight of the water in the tank

I thought TFLEE, but thats wrong

- Re post water in tanks problem -
**bobpursley**, Monday, March 5, 2012 at 8:13pmHow can water exert a downward force on the sides of Tank A?

- Re post water in tanks problem -
**Sasha**, Monday, March 5, 2012 at 8:26pmyou mean tank b?

- Re post water in tanks problem -
**bobpursley**, Monday, March 5, 2012 at 8:32pmHang on, I misread.

- Re post water in tanks problem -
**bobpursley**, Monday, March 5, 2012 at 8:33pmsecond question, is T or F. Redo it.

- Re post water in tanks problem -
**Sasha**, Monday, March 5, 2012 at 8:40pmNope, still wrong :(

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