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10-192.

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. Homework Help ✎

  1. What is pressure at sea level?

    psi

  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?