# How do you find the total force exerted on the five exposed faces of a cube that is on a side lying on the bottom of a swimming pool that is 20ft by 15ft by 10ft deep filled with water?

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Feb 28, 2015

I guess you can use the hydrostatic pressure at a depth h:

Where:

The density of water should be:

So you should get:

and: