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Due to a disease the main artery is enlarged and the area of cross-section bacame 1.6 times the previous value. The speen of the blood in unenlarged artery is 0.4 m/s. what is the excess pressure on the walls of the artery due to enlargement. (density of blood is 1060 kg/m^3

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Use Bernoulli's equation, after using continuity equation to compute the velocity in the enlarged artery.

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