Applications of Pascal's Principle


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Which of the following is a correct definition of Pascal's principle?

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1. Which of the following is a word that describes fluid systems that apply Pascal's principle?

2. Which of the following is NOT an application of Pascal's principle?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz will allow you to check your understanding of the definition and applications of Pascal's principle, as well as review the fluid system that uses Pascal's principle. It will also test your ability to apply Pascal's principle mathematically.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

After completing this quiz and worksheet, you should feel confident in your understanding of:

  • The definition of Pascal's principle
  • How Pascal's principle can or cannot be applied
  • How to use Pascal's theory to solve word problems
  • How Pascal's principle interacts with conservation of energy

Skills Practiced

By completing the quiz, you will exercise your understanding of:

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve mathematics practice problems
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding Pascal's principle and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how Pascal's principle works in relation to other physical laws

Additional Learning

You can learn more about Pascal's principle by continuing on to the article titled Applications of Pascal's Principle, which covers these topics:

  • The definition of Pascal's principle
  • How it functions mathematically
  • Examples of systems that use Pascal's principle