Physics

posted by .

Suppose you have a very long straw that can reach from a cup of water on the ground level to the top of a
very tall building. When you use a pump to suck on the straw in order to bring water up,
a. you can bring the water up to any height with no problem.
b. you can bring the water up to only a maximum height in the straw, when the pressure of
the water column is approximately equal to the atmospheric pressure.
c. you can bring the water up to only a certain height in the straw, because after it will flash
freeze in the cup.
d. you cannot bring the water up by more than a few inches.

  • Physics -

    vacuum doesn't pull, pressure pushes

    b.

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. Physics

    The highest that George can suck water up a very long straw is 2.0 m. (This is a typical value.) What is the lowest pressure that he can maintain in his mouth?
  2. Physics

    To suck water up a straw to a maximum height of 187 mm, what minimum gauge pressure must be produced in the lungs?
  3. Physics

    To suck water up a straw to a maximum height of 68 mm, what minimum gauge pressure must be produced in the lungs?
  4. Physics

    After a tornado, a 0.55g straw was found embedded 2.3cm into the trunk of a tree. if the average force excerted on the straw by the tree was 65N, what was the speed of the straw when it hit the tree?
  5. CHEMSITRY

    IN THIS EXPERIMENT YOU FILL A PREFROM WITH WATER AND PUT A DRINKING STRAW INTO THE PREFROM AND USE CLAY TO SEAL THE OPENING. It is important to recall that when you first tried it, you were unable to drink, but a small amount of water …
  6. math

    suppose you are drinking root beer from a conical cup. the cup has a diameter of 8 cm and a depth of 10 cm. as you suck the straw, root beer leaves the cup at the rate of 7 cm^3/second. at what rate is the level of the liquid in the …
  7. calculus

    The three pigls are building their houses while the brik=ck house building pig and the stick house building pig are working at a steady rate, the straw house building pig(knowing the wolf will arrive first at his house) is frantically …
  8. physics

    The highest George can suck water up a very long straw is 2.0m What is the lowest pressure he can maintain in his mouth?
  9. Physics

    Suppose you have a very long straw that can reach from a cup of water on the ground level to the top of a very tall building. When you use a pump to suck on the straw in order to bring water up, a. you can bring the water up to any …
  10. Physics

    A Blowhard Tests of lung capacity show that adults are able to exhale 1.5 liters of air through their mouths in as little as 1.0 second. A. If a person blows air at this rate through a drinking straw with a diameter of 0.49cm , what …

More Similar Questions