Maharashtra State BoardSSC (English Medium) 8th Standard
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Why Does It Happen? The wall of a dam is broad at its base. - Science

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Why does it happen?

The wall of a dam is broad at its base.

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Solution

We know the pressure of liquid increases with depth. So, the wall of a dam is made broader at its base so that it is able to withstand the heavy pressure exerted by the river water.

Concept: Liquid Pressure
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Balbharati General Science 8th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 3 Force and Pressure
Exercise | Q 4.3 | Page 22
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