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Inquiry into Physics

8th Edition
Ostdiek
ISBN: 9781337515863
Textbook Problem

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. Explain how a barometer can be used to measure altitude.

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To explain:

How barometer is used to measure altitude?

Explanation

The pressure of the atmosphere is measured by using barometer. At any place the pressure of the atmosphere depends upon the altitude. As the atmospheric pressure is inversely proportional ...

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