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Liquid tetrabromoethane has a density of 2.96 g'mL. A barometer is constructed using tetrabromoethane instead of mercury. If the atmospheric pressure is
0.967 atm, what is the height of the tetrabromoethane column in the barometer in cm?
The density of liquid mercury is 13.6 g/mL
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Liquid tetrabromoethane has a density of 2.96 g'mL. A barometer is constructed using tetrabromoethane instead of mercury. If the atmospheric pressure is 0.967 atm, what is the height of the tetrabromoethane column in the barometer in cm? The density of liquid mercury is 13.6 g/mL cm

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The expression used to calculate the height of the tetrabromoethane column is given below in which    is the density, g is the acceleration due to gravity and h is the height.

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(Pgh |(pgh) tetrabromo ethane mercury

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For tetrabromoethane, substitute 2.96 g/mL for  and for mer...

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(2.96 g/mL xgxh)m (13.6 g/mL xg x 760 mm tetrabromoethane mercury (13.6 g/mL x 760 mm) tetrabromoethane mercury 13.6 g/mLx 760 mm htetrabromoethane 2.96 g/mL = 3491.9 mm

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