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Posted by C on Saturday, March 31, 2012 at 9:28am.

The weight of the atmosphere above 1 m^2 of Earth's surface is about 100,000 N. Density, of course, becomes less with altitude. But suppose the density of air were a constant 1.2 kg/m/s^3. Calculate where the top of the atmosphere would be.

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