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A fluid of unknown density is used in two manometers—one sealed-end, the other across an orifice in a water pipeline. The readings shown here are obtained on a day when the barometric pressure is 756 mm Hg.

a=5.23m
b=0.2m

What is the pressure drop (mmHg) across the orifice from point a to point b? in mmHg

atm
P=0
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