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Name: Chantaiah
Status: student
Grade: 12
Country: India
Date: Spring 2012


Question:
Why is it that a liquid in a container cannot flow from bottom to top even though there is a pressure difference?

Replies:
As you say, the difference in pressure pushes the liquid up, but gravity pulls the liquid down. The two balance perfectly, so there's no net force: the liquid stays at rest.

Douglas Stanford


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