In a hydraulic press, a force of 150 N is applied to a small piston with an area of 0.015 m². What is the pressure being applied to the fluid in the hydraulic system?

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2. Question

At a depth of 5 meters in seawater, the pressure due to the water column is found to be 50 kPa. What would be the pressure at the same depth in a column of mercury with approximately 13.6 times the density of seawater?

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Question 3 of 4

3. Question

If the density of a fluid is doubled while the height of the fluid column remains the same, what happens to the pressure at the bottom of the column?

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Question 4 of 4

4. Question

A submarine is initially at a depth where the pressure due to the water column is 2.5 MPa. If the submarine descends to a depth where the pressure is 5.0 MPa, how has the depth of the submarine changed?

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