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Nozzle Area Enlarging

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A garden hose has a diameter of 2.00 centimeters and is attached to a nozzle with a certain cross sectional area.

If the cross sectional area of the nozzle is doubled, how does the speed of the water coming from the nozzle change?

A

The speed of the water from the nozzle is doubled.

B

The speed of the water from the nozzle is one half.

C

The speed of the water from the nozzle is multiplied by a factor of four.

D

The speed of the water from the nozzle is divided by a factor of four.