Problem: The atmospheric pressure is 700 mm Hg. What is the pressure in inches of Hg?A) 16.0 in HgB) 0.921 in HgC) 13.5 in HgD) 27.6 in HgE) 32.5 in Hg

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We’re being asked to find the atmospheric pressure in inches of Hg (or in Hg). The given pressure in 700 mm Hg (or millimeter of Hg). 

We’re going to convert mm Hg to in Hg:

mm Hg → m Hg → cm Hg → in Hg        

Hg does not change so we can do the conversion as:

mm → m → cm → in


Given: 

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The atmospheric pressure is 700 mm Hg. What is the pressure in inches of Hg?

A) 16.0 in Hg

B) 0.921 in Hg

C) 13.5 in Hg

D) 27.6 in Hg

E) 32.5 in Hg

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