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If you dive to 50 m below the surface of a lake,

a) what is the pressure due to the water alone?

b)What is the total or absolute pressure at that depth?

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    a) (water density)*g*(depth)
    Your answer should be in N/m^2, equal to about 5 atmospheres)
    b) [(water density)*g*(depth)] + atmospheric pressure
    (1 atm more than part (a) )

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