Problem: The pressure on top of Mt. Everest averages about 235 mmHg. Convert this pressure toa. torrb. psic. in Hgd. atm

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We are asked to convert 235 mmHg to

a. torr

b. psi

c. in Hg

d. atm


Given: 

P = 235 mmHg
1 mmHg = 1 torr
1 atm = 760 mmHg
1 atm = 14.7 psi
1 in = 25.4 mm


When doing unit conversions:

▪ Put units you need to cancel out on opposite places (if it’s in the numerator then put the conversion factor with the same unit in the denominator)


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The pressure on top of Mt. Everest averages about 235 mmHg. Convert this pressure to

a. torr

b. psi

c. in Hg

d. atm

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