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The SYSTOLIC pressure in a major artery is measured at 115 mmHg. What is the net force on a 1 cm2 section of the artery wall if the absolute pressure in the tissue outside the arterial wall is 108.6 kPa?

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  1. a mmHg equals 133.3 Pa (google conversion)

    find the pressure difference (in kPa)

    a Pascal is a Newton per m^2 ... 10^4 cm^2

    posted by Scott

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