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Homework Help: physics please help:)

Posted by Katie on Sunday, April 1, 2012 at 9:24pm.

A car misses a turn and sinks into a shallow lake to a depth of 8.9 m. If the area of the car door is 0.51 m2, what is the force exerted on the outside of the door by the water? Note: 1 atm = 101.325 kPa.

What is the force exerted on the inside of the door by the air, assuming the inside of the car is at atmospheric pressure? Think about what the occupant should do to get the door open.

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