The gravitational force exerted by an object is given by F = mg where F is the

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The gravitational force exerted by an object is given by F = mg where F is the force in newtons, m is the mass in kilograms, and g is the acceleration due to gravity, 9.81 m/ s2. Calculate the force exerted per unit of area by a column of mercury (density = 13.59 g/ cm3) that is 76.0 cm high. How high would a column of water (density = 1.00 g/ cm3) have to be to exert the same force?

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Chemical Principles

ISBN: 978-1111580650

7th edition

Authors: Steven S. Zumdahl, Donald J. DeCoste

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