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An in-ground swimming pool has the dimensions 20 m x 15 m. It is filled with water to a uniform depth of 3.00 m.What is the total force exerted on the bottom of the swimming pool?The density of water = 1.00 × 103 kg/m3.

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  1. consider a column of water 1cm^3 with a height of 300cm. It's weight will be
    mass=300g
    weight=.3*9.8 Newtons
    force at bottom=that weight
    total force on bottom of pool=force*area
    -.3x9.8x20x15 Newtons

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