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Water Rises To A Height h in A Capillary Tube Of Area Of Cross-section a. To What Height Will Water Rise In A Capillary Tube Of Area Of Cross-section 4a?

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Area of cross-section . In terms of a, the height to which a liquid rises in a capillary tube, is given by

Thus, h is inversely proportional to . If a is increased 4 times, h will decrease by a factor of 2.

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