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The pump in the vaccum cleaner is merely a high speed fan. Would a vaccum cleaner pick up dust from a rug on the Moon? Explain.

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Step 1

Given:

Vacuum cleaner has a high speed fan which pickup the dust.

 

Step 2

Atmospheric pressure:

The atmospheric pressure is the pressure applied by atmosphere (group of gases present on planet/ celestial body) on the object present on the planet.

Step 3

The vacuum cleaner can pull inside the dust because of the atmospheric pressure exerted on dust pushes the dust to move.

Moon has no atmosphere as it has...

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