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Torricelli's Theorem: Tank Experiment, Formula and Examples

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What does Torricelli's theorem relate?

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1. What did Evangelista Torricelli invent?

2. Which of the following is Torricelli's theorem?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Evangelista Torricelli contributed many inventions and theories to science. This quiz and worksheet combination will check your understanding of Torricelli's theory, including its formula and stipulations.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test your knowledge of these facts:

  • Torricelli's scientific contributions
  • Conditions of Torricelli's Theorem
  • Formula used for notation

Skills Practiced

Students will practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Torricelli's theorem
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about velocity and gravity in a different light
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about application and notation of this theorem

Additional Learning

Read the lesson on Torricelli's theorem, titled Torricelli's Theorem: Tank Experiment, Formula and Examples, to learn more about the physics of fluid flowing through an opening in a container. The lesson, together with this quiz and worksheet, contains the following objectives:

  • Introduce practical application of Torricelli's theorem
  • Explain why the theory relies on ideal fluids
  • Compare and contrast ideal and viscous fluids
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