Water from a tap emerges vertically downwards with an initial speed of 1.0 m. The cross-sectional area of the tap is . Assume that the pressure is constant throughout the stream of water and that the flow is streamlined. The cross-sectional area of stream, 0.15 m below the tap would be: |
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(a) |
1 |
(b) |
5 |

(c) |
5 |
(d) |
2 |

Water from a tap emerges vertically downwards with an initial speed of 1.0 m. The cross-sectional area of the tap is . Assume that the pressure is constant throughout the stream of water and that the flow is streamlined. The cross-sectional area of stream, 0.15 m below the tap would be: |
|||

(a) |
1 |
(b) |
5 |

(c) |
5 |
(d) |
2 |

1 Answer

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Using Bernoulli’s equation

Equation of continuity

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