The downcomer region of a reactor vessel contains 40 feet of saturated water at 536°F ___

The downcomer region of a reactor vessel contains 40 feet of saturated water at 536°F.

A reactor vessel water level detector has a pressure tap located at the bottom of the downcomer region.

Approximately how much of the total pressure at the pressure tap is caused by the downcomer water?

A. 0.6 psi
B. 13.0 psi
C. 27.7 psi
D. 156.0 psi

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Answer:B

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