MCAT Physics Question — Atmospheric Pressure
- Apr 23, 2017
- MCAT Question of the Day
- 7200 Pa
- 29000 Pa
- 72,000 Pa
- 101,000 Pa
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PEverest = PSea Level – Pgauge
PEverest = 101,000 Pa– ρgh
PEverest = 101,000 Pa– (0.8 kg/m3)(10 m/s2)(9000 m)
PEverest =29,000 Pa
Thus, the correct answer is 29,000 Pa, which is answer choice B.
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