PG 99-3

Asked by  | 23rd Oct, 2009, 08:00: PM

Expert Answer:

Pressure at Mountain Height = (Pressure at sea level) - (Mountain Height)(Air pressure drop per ascent i.e. height)

70 cm of Hg = 76 cm of Hg - (Mountain Height)(1 cm of Hg/120 m of ascent)

Mountain height = (76 - 70)x 120 = 720 m 

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Answered by  | 26th Oct, 2009, 02:28: PM

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