Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (3rd Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321993721
ISBN 13: 978-0-32199-372-4

Chapter 15 - Exercises and Problems: 27

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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