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Chapter 11, Problem 37E
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The pressure on Mt. Everest is approximately 0.31 atm. What is this pressure in mm Hg?

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The pressure in mm Hg is to be determined.

Concept Introduction:

Millimeter of mercury is a manometric unit of pressure.

Unit conversion is defined as the process, in which multiple steps are there, that is used to convert the unit of measurement for the same given quantity. It is determined by multiplying with a conversion factor.

Explanation of Solution

Given information:

Press on Mt. Everest is approximately 0.31 atm.

The pressure in atm is given.

1 atm = 760 mm Hg

The conversion of atm into mm is as follows:

The pressure in atm is multiplied by 760 mm Hgatm, which is a conversion factor

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