# Fluids: What is the force on the bottom of Archimedes's bathtub?

What is the ABSOLUTE pressure on the bottom of Archimede's bathtub if the dimensions of the tub are 3m long by 1.2m wide by 0.8m high? Assume that the tub is filled to the top with water and Archimedes hasn't gotten into the tub yet? What is the force on the bottom of Archimedes's bathtub?

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#### Solution Summary

The solution gives the basis for the formula and then works to a conclusion. The force on the bottom of Archimedes's bathtubs are determined.

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