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Elvis Maome Mesue

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What is the height of this mountain?
« on: 05/10/2009 01:30:03 »
Elvis Maome Mesue asked the Naked Scientists:
   The pressure at the base of a mountain is 760mmHg and at the top of the mountain is 600mmHG. If the density of air is 1.25kg/m3 and the density of mercury is 13500kg/m. what is the height of the mountain?
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What is the height of this mountain?
« Reply #1 on: 05/10/2009 05:13:54 »
I thought measuring presure in mm of Mercury went out with the Ark, we have SI units now! 
 

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What is the height of this mountain?
« Reply #2 on: 05/10/2009 08:46:41 »
That looks like a homework question and we generally try to avoid anwering these here.  You have most of the information to calculate the answer yourself.
 

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