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The Pressure on A2 in PSI

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Two pistons push down on the fluid filling two cylinders connected by a narrow hose, as shown in the figure. The area A1 is 1 square inch, and the area A2 is 10 square inches. A force of 4 pounds is exerted downward on piston 1, as shown. Complete the following on the basis of this information.
The pressure on A2 in psi is?

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According to Pascal's law in an ideal confined fluid the change in pressure is transmitted through out equally.

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The solution determines the pressure on A2 in PSI.

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