Pressure in the spinal fluid is measured as shown in Figure 10.36. Assume that the pressure P in the spinal fluid is 10.8 mm Hg.
(a) What is the reading of the water manometer in cm water?
(b) What is the reading if the person sits up, placing the top of the fluid 55.0 cm above the tap?
The fluid density is 1.05 g/cm3.