Posted by **Jessica** on Thursday, November 12, 2009 at 6:25am.

a) What is the gauge pressure of water at a depth of 38.7 m?

kPa

b) What is the actual pressure of water at this depth?

kPa

what formulas do i use and how do i do this?

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**drwls**, Thursday, November 12, 2009 at 6:53am
a) gauge pressure = (water density, kg/m^3)x(depth, meters)x(acceleration of gravity, m/s^2)

The answer will be in Pascals

b) add atmospheric pressure to the gauge pressure

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