Posted by Jessica on Thursday, August 2, 2012 at 7:09pm.
You are lying down on your bed in the dorm, which measures 3 feet by 6 feet. Calculate the pressure in psi (lbs / sq inch) your body exerts, spread out upon the total area bed. 1 foot = 12 inches.

Physics???  Ms. Sue, Thursday, August 2, 2012 at 7:11pm
This is not a geography question!
Don't you need to know your weight for this calculation?

Geography  Jessica, Thursday, August 2, 2012 at 7:13pm
Its a geography class but i guess it is a physics question, I believe you do need to know your weight, i just need help setting the problem up.

Geography  Ms. Sue, Thursday, August 2, 2012 at 7:52pm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pounds_per_square_inch
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