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Using a barometer to measure height

Normal Physics exam questions involve measuring the pressure at the two heights to work out how tall a building is.

Alternatively if you want to compare heights of two children you can place a barometer on their heads thus:

This answers the question as to whether my 12 year old son is now taller than my 15 year old daughter (who is 5'10").

Comments

PoliticalHack said…
Been fighting the cat for custody of the drinks cabinet again, John?

Most of us cope quite well with the marks on a doorframe method.

Happy Christmas, anyway and may 2006 bring Labour back to power in Birmingham. Lord knows, the place needs us back.
john said…
The cats are winning at the moment.
Stephen Booth said…
Shall we be seeing photos of the cats that got the (Irish) Cream?
john said…
Depending upon popular demand.

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