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# Problem: The four tires of an automobile are inflated to a gauge pressure of 2.0 x 10 5 Pa. Each tire has an area of 0.024 m2 in contact with the ground. Determine the weight of the automobile.

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The four tires of an automobile are inflated to a gauge pressure of 2.0 x 10 5 Pa. Each tire has an area of 0.024 m2 in contact with the ground. Determine the weight of the automobile.

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