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Raymond A. Serway + 1 other
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Raymond A. Serway + 1 other
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Textbook Problem

Several common barometers are built using a variety of fluids. For which fluid will the column of fluid in the barometer be the highest? (Refer to Table 9.1.) (a) mercury (b) water (c) ethyl alcohol (d) benzene

To determine
The barometer in which the fluid filled with highest column.

Explanation
The height of column fluid is inversely proportional to the density of fluid by which the barometer is made and the density of ethyl alcohol is very less compared with other fluids, the height of the ethyl alcohol column would be highest.

Conclusion:

Therefore, the barometer made by ethyl alcohol in which the c...

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