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a glass container was filled with oil with a density of 0.80 g/cm^3 up to 9 cm. in height.

1) what is the pressure at the base of the container?

2) what is the pressure if depth is 3 cm. from the surface of the oil?

3) what is the pressure if depth is 4 cm. above the base?

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Pressure is the weight per area of the fluid above. If you do not include the atmosperhe above, you are measuring "gauge pressure" above atmospheric pressure.

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