Problem: A typical barometric pressure in Kansas City is 740 torr. What is this pressure in atmospheres, in millimeters of mercury, and in kilopascals?

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We need the following conversion factor:

1 atm = 760 torr

1 mmHg = 1 torr

1 torr = 133.322 Pa

1 kPa = 103 Pa


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A typical barometric pressure in Kansas City is 740 torr. What is this pressure in atmospheres, in millimeters of mercury, and in kilopascals?

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