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When you drink liquid through a straw, is it more accurate

Conceptual Physics | 12th Edition | ISBN: 9780321909107 | Authors: Paul G. Hewitt ISBN: 9780321909107 29

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Problem 10RQ

When you drink liquid through a straw, is it more accurate to say the liquid is pushed up the straw rather than sucked up the straw? What exactly does the pushing? Defend your answer.

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Solution 10RQ When we want to drink a liquid, we suck air out of the straw. It creates a low pressure region inside the straw. To balance this, liquid moves up the straw and the atmospheric pressure outside the straw pushes the liquid to go up and into our mouth.

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Textbook: Conceptual Physics
Edition: 12
Author: Paul G. Hewitt
ISBN: 9780321909107

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