Assuming atmospheric pressure to be 1.01 x 10^5 Pa and the density of sea water to be 1025 kg/m^3, what is the absolute pressure at a depth of 15.0m below the surface of the ocean?

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  1. P,abs = P + pgh
    P = (1.01*10^5 Pa) + (1025 kg/m^3)*(9.8 m/s^2)(15 m)
    P = 101000 + 150675
    P = 251675 Pa
    Check the significant figures.

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  2. Verify that the atmospheric pressure at sea level is 1.o1×10pa

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