Problem: A gauge on a compressed gas cylinder reads 2200 psi (pounds per square inch; 1 atm = 14.7 psi). Express this pressure in each of the following units.b. megapascals (MPa)

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We are being asked to express psi in megapascals (MPa). The given pressure is 2200 psi.


We’re going to convert psi to MPa:

psi → atm → Pa → MPa

  


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A gauge on a compressed gas cylinder reads 2200 psi (pounds per square inch; 1 atm = 14.7 psi). Express this pressure in each of the following units.
b. megapascals (MPa)

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