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Problem: A window in a submersible needs to be able to withstand the incredible forces that water will exert at depth. If the window is 30 cm x 15 cm, what would the force exerted by the water be at a depth of 1 km? Assume that the density of sea water is 1029 kg/m3.

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A window in a submersible needs to be able to withstand the incredible forces that water will exert at depth. If the window is 30 cm x 15 cm, what would the force exerted by the water be at a depth of 1 km? Assume that the density of sea water is 1029 kg/m3.

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