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Problem: The deepest point in the ocean is 11 km below sea level, deeper than Mt. Everest is tall.What is the pressure in atmospheres at this depth?

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Pressure:

P=P0+hρg

P0 = 1.013 × 105Pa (Atmospheric pressure), ρ = 1030 kg/m3 (density of water), g = 9.81 m/s2, and h = 11 × 103m

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The deepest point in the ocean is 11 km below sea level, deeper than Mt. Everest is tall.

What is the pressure in atmospheres at this depth?

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