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    Absolute and Gage Pressure

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    The attached figure shows a piston-cylinder system containing water. The surface area of thepiston is 1 m^2 and the mass of the piston is 200 kg. The depth of water is 10m. Please find:
    a) The absolute and gage pressure at the top surface of water (under the piston)
    b) The absolute and gage pressure at the bottom of the cylinder

    Figure is attached.

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    The solution determines absolute and gage pressure.