Hydrostatic paradox

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The pressure to the red area is the same, in all three cases, even though the containers are different. This is known as hydrostatic paradox.

Pressure in liquids is equally divided in all directions, therefore if a force is applied to one point of the liquid, it will be transmitted to all other points within the liquid.

Water exerts an upward force on the object and that upward force is known as buoyancy. Any object immersed in the fluid experiences buoyancy.

Liquid pressure is exerted on the surface of an object in a liquid.