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Consider the low-speed flight of the Space Shuttle as it is nearing a landing. If the air
pressure and temperature of the shuttle are 1.2 atm and 300 K, respectively, what is the
air density? Note: 1 atm = 101325 N/m^2. Hint: Use ideal gas law!

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