# Physics of Matter: Force of pressure at the top of the tank inside a hot water heater

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The water in the plumbing of a house is at a gauge pressure of 300,000 Pa. What force does this cause on the top of the tank inside a water heater if the area of the top is 0.2m (exponent 2)?

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The water in the plumbing of a house is at a guage pressure of 300,000 Pa. What force does this cause on the ...

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