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Atmospheric pressure (in lbs per square inch) under typical conditions can be approximately calculated by using the formula below, where represents the number of feet above sea level.

  1. What is pressure at sea level?


  2. Use the formula to calculate the atmospheric pressure in the mile-high city of Denver, Colorado. 

  3. The lowest point in Death Valley is feet below sea level. What is the atmospheric pressure in Death Valley?