# Problem: On a cool, rainy day, the barometric pressure is 730 mmHg. Calculate the barometric pressure in centimeters of water (cmH2O) (d of Hg = 13.5 g/mL; d of H2O = 1.00 g/mL).

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Relationship between height and densities of liquids

$\frac{{\mathbf{h}}_{{\mathbf{H}}_{\mathbf{2}}\mathbf{O}}}{{\mathbf{h}}_{\mathbf{Hg}}}\mathbf{=}\frac{{\mathbf{d}}_{\mathbf{Hg}}}{{\mathbf{d}}_{{\mathbf{H}}_{\mathbf{2}}\mathbf{O}}}$

hH2O9855 mm H2O

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On a cool, rainy day, the barometric pressure is 730 mmHg. Calculate the barometric pressure in centimeters of water (cmH2O) (d of Hg = 13.5 g/mL; d of H2O = 1.00 g/mL).

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