### Solution to problems – class 9 – Set 1 Q 53

##### June 30, 2019

Problem Statement 53) Calculate the height of a water column which will exert on its base the same pressure as the 70 cm column of mercury. Density of mercury is 13.6 g/cm^3. Solution (continuing with cgs system data)Pressure of mercury column is hdg = 70 x 13.6 x g ……..(1) let the height of water