Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (4th Edition) Clone

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Chapter 15 - Exercises and Problems - Page 289: 21

Answer

2.4 percent

Work Step by Step

We find the difference in pressures: $ P - P_{atm} = (1000)(.25)(9.81)=2452.5 \ Pa$ We divide this by the atmospheric pressure to obtain: $ = \frac{2450}{1.013 \times 10^5} = \fbox{2.4 percent}$
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