Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (3rd Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321993721
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Chapter 15 - Exercises and Problems: 18

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We know that the SI unit for pressure is Pa. Thus, we convert: $ 1 \ torr \times \frac{1\ atm}{760 \ torr} \times \frac{101.3 \times 10^3 \ Pa}{atm} = 133\ Pa$ We do the same for mmHg. Since there are 25.4 mmHg per torr, it follows: $ 133.29 \times 25.4 = 3,385 \ Pa$
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