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The spring of the pressure gauge has a force constant of 1 500 N/m, and the piston has a diameter of 1.00 cm. As the gauge is lowered into water in a lake, what change in depth causes the piston to move in by 0.900 cm?
Nov 14th, 2015

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Answer is h = 17.53 m

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Nov 14th, 2015

Thank you! This helped a lot :)

Nov 14th, 2015

you're welcome and thank you too.

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