Question: A If the open tube manometer in Exercise 22 contains a

a. If the open-tube manometer in Exercise 22 contains a nonvolatile silicone oil (density = 1.30 g/cm3) instead of mercury (density = 13.6 g/ cm3), what are the pressures in the flask as shown in parts a and b in torr, atmospheres, and pascals?
b. What advantage would there be in using a less dense fluid than mercury in a manometer used to measure relatively small differences in pressure?

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