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While watering a distant plant, a gardener partially closes the exit hole of the pipe by putting his finger on it. Explain why this results in the water stream going to a larger distance. - Physics

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While watering a distant plant, a gardener partially closes the exit hole of the pipe by putting his finger on it. Explain why this results in the water stream going to a larger distance.

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Solution

According to the equation of continuity, if the exit hole of the pipe is partially closed, the water stream comes out with more velocity due to decrease in area. This results in the water stream going to a larger distance.

Concept: Equation of Continuity
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HC Verma Class 11, 12 Concepts of Physics 1
Chapter 13 Fluid Mechanics
Short Answers | Q 15 | Page 271
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