12.20 .. A tall cylinder with a cross-sectional area 12.0 cm2 is partially filled with mercury; the surface of the mercury is 8.00 cm above the bottom of the cylinder. Water is slowly poured in on top of the mercury and the two fluids don’t mix. What volume of water must be added to double the gauge pressure at the bottom of the cylinder?

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