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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??? -

    This is not a geography question!

    Don't you need to know your weight for this calculation?

  • Geography -

    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 -

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pounds_per_square_inch

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