Which of the following is the best general definition of hydrostatic pressure?
Which of the following is the correct expression for hydrostatic pressure?
- : hydrostatic pressure
- : height of the liquid
- : density of the liquid
- : acceleration due to gravity
How tall does a column of mercury need to be to exert a pressure of 1 atmosphere at its base? Take the density of mercury as 13.6 g/mL and acceleration due to gravity as 9.81 m/s2.