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    Blood flow in an artery

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    The blood speed in a normal segment of a horizontal artery is 0.106 m/s. An abnormal segment of the artery is narrowed down by an arteriosclerotic plaque to 1/5 of its normal cross-sectional area. What is the difference in blood pressure between the normal and constricted segments of the artery?

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    This solution helps explore how to calculate the pressure difference of blood flow in an artery.