# If the atmosphere can support a column of mercury 760 mm high at sea level, what hright of a hypothetical liquid whose density is 1.40 times the density of mercy could be supported?

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1. ## Chemistry

What pressure (in atm) is exerted by a column of mercury 1.10 m high? The density of mercury is 13.5951 g/cm3.

2. ## Chem

Can someone check these homework answers please? 32. The barometric pressure measured outside an airplane at 9 km was 259 mmHg. Calculate the pressure in kPa. 34.5 kPa 36. A diving bell is a container open at the bottom. As the bell descends, the water

3. ## Algebra

A mountain climber ascends a mountain to its peak. The peak is 12,740 ft above sea level. The climber then descends 200 ft to meet a fellow climber. Find the climber's elevation above sea level after meeting the other climber. 12,540 ft above sea

4. ## physics--pressure

how high would the atmosphere extend if it were of uniform density throughout, equal to half the present density at sea level?

5. ## H. CHemistry

if the atmosphere can support a column of mercury 760 mm high at sea level, what height of a hypothetical liquid whose density is 1.40 times the density of mercury could supported?

6. ## physics

A u-shaped tube, open to the air on both ends,contains mercury. Wather is poured into the left arm until the water column is 10.0 cm deep. How far upward from its initial position does the mercury in the right arm rise?

7. ## math

NEED HELP ASAP the dead sea shore is 395 metres below sea level. hebron is 447 metres above sea level. find the difference in height. PLEASE EXPLAIN THE ANSWER TYSMMM

8. ## Calc

Air pressure at sea level is 30 inches of mercury. At an altitude of h feet above the, air pressure, P, in inches of mercury, is given by, P =30e^(-3.23x10-5h) a)Find th equation of the tangent line at h=0. b)A rule of thumb is given by travelers is that

9. ## Physics

A thread of mercury of length 15cm is used to trap some air in a capillary tube with uniform cross sectional area and closed at one end.With the tube vertical and the open end uppermost,the length of the trapped air column is 20cm.calculate the length of

10. ## mathematics

can anyone answer this question?? i need it rq- the Dead Sea shore is 395 metres below sea level. Hebron is 447 metres above sea level. Find the difference in height.

11. ## Chemistry

8. The usual partial pressure of oxygen that people get at sea level is 0.20 Atm., that is, a fifth of the usual sea level air pressure. People used to 1 Atm. air pressure begin to become "light-headed" at about 0.10 Atm oxygen. As a rule of thumb, the air

12. ## chemistry

if a certain pressure supports a 256 column of mecury, how high a column of water would it support?

13. ## Chemistry

How do I solve this? The usual partial pressure of oxygen that people get at sea level is .20 atm, that is, a fifth of the usual sea level air pressure. People used to 1 atm air pressure begin to become light headed at about .10 atm oxygen. As a rule of

14. ## Physics

An air column 10cm in length is trapped into the sea end of a capillary tube by a 15cm column of mercury with the tube held vertically as shown above. On inverting the tube the air column becomes 15cm long. The atmospheric pressure during the experiment is

15. ## organic chemistry

1. Predict the order of elution of a mixture of triphenylmethanol, biphenyl, benzoic acid, and methyl benzoate from an alumina column. You may need to examine the structural elements in each compound. 2. Once the chromatography column has been prepared,

16. ## Physics

What is the normal pressure of the atmosphere at the summit of Mt. Everest, 8850m above sea level? (Assume g is constant and that the density of air, ρ, is proportional to the pressure, P, at any height. Use the values at sea level ρ0 = 1.29kg/m3 and P0

17. ## Chemistry

How do I solve this? The usual partial pressure of oxygen that people get at sea level is .20 atm, that is, a fifth of the usual sea level air pressure. People used to 1 atm air pressure begin to become light headed at about .10 atm oxygen. As a rule of

18. ## science

Water boils at 100'C at sea level. High up in the mountains, water boils at a lower temperature. Why does it take longer to cook potatoes high up in the muontains than it does to cook potatoes at sea level? I'm not sure, because isn't it colder in the

19. ## chemistry

what pressure (in atm) is exerted by a column of mercury 1.4O high? The density of mercury is 13.5951 g/cm3.

20. ## Chemistry

Calculate the height, in feet, of a column of water that would exert the same pressure as a column of mercury that is 754 mm high. (The density of mercury is 13.6 g/cm3 and the density of water is 100 g/cm3.)

21. ## pre cal

NASA launches a rocket at t=0 seconds. Its height, in meters above sea-level, as a function of time is given by h(t)=−4.9t^2+115t+220. Assuming that the rocket will splash down into the ocean, at what time does splashdown occur? The rocket splashes down

22. ## ALGEBRA

the atmosphere pressure P in pounds per square inch (psi) is given by P=14.7e upper o.21a where a is the attitude above sea level in miles. If a city has an atmosphere pressure y 13.29 psi what is its altitude. Recall that one mile = 5,280 feet. Round to

23. ## math

1. A submarine was suituated 800 feet below sea level. If it ascends 250 feet, what is it new position 2. Metal mercury at room temperature is a liquid. Its melting point is -39°C. The freezing point of alcohol is-114°C. How much warmer is the melting

24. ## physics

If water rises in a capillary tube 5.8cm above the free surface of the outer liquid what will happen to the mercury level in the same tube when it is placed in the ditch of mercury.calculate the difference in level between the mercury surface inside the

25. ## Physics

he column of mercury in a barometer (see Figure below) has a height of 0.760 m when the pressure is one atmosphere and the temperature is 0.0 °C. Ignoring any change in the glass containing the mercury, what will be the height of the mercury column for

26. ## Chemistry

A column of mercury in a barometer is 767.3 mm Hg high. Note, that in order for the pressures to be equal, density and height of a column are inversely proportional, therefore, (den1)(h1)=(den2)(h2). The density of mercury is 13.6 g/mL and the density of

27. ## PHYSICS(HELP)

In the lecture, we discussed the case of an isothermal atmosphere where the temperature is assumed to be constant. In reality, however, the temperature in the Earth's atmosphere is not uniform and can vary strongly and in a non-linear way, especially at

1) - 1.8 - 3.9 a- -2.1 b- 5.7 c- 2.1 d- -5.7* 2) -7 = 5 a- -2* b)12 c) -12 d) 2 3) -6.1 + 1.7 a-7.8* b- -4.4 c- -7.8 d- 4.4 4) A mountain climber ascends a mountain to it peak. The peak is 12,740 ft above sea level. The climber then descends 200 ft. to

29. ## physics

mercury rotates about its own axis once every 58.6 Earth days. a satellite orbits mercury once every murcurian day. how high is this satellite above mercury's surface? mass of mercury = 3.2x10^23 kg. the radius of mercury is 2400km.

30. ## PHYSICS

A simple open U-tube contains mercury. When 11.9 cm of water is poured into the right arm of the tube, how high above its initial level does the mercury rise in the left arm? Take the density of mercury to be 13.6 g/cm3 and the density of water to be 1.00

31. ## Math

Point A is 340 feet above sea level. This is 2/3 of the distance between point B and sea level. What integer expresses the position point B compared to sea level?

32. ## math or algebra

I have two questions The temperature changed from 7ºF at 6 P.M. to -5ºF at midnight. What was the difference between the high and low temperatures? What was the average change in temperature per hour? The difference between the temperatures is 12 because

33. ## math

The average air pressure at sea-level will support the column of mercury in a mercury barometer to a height of 760 mm (29.92 in.). If water were used in place of mercury in the barometer, what would be the height of the water column at average sea-level

34. ## earth science.

i searched google and no help. i have been stuck for hours.i have to do a packet and i cant under stand it. it says ' sea level 10 degrees = 1 atmosphere and then i have to do tropopause ,stratapause and mesopause and the rest of it says . an atmosphere is

35. ## physics

The mass of 1 cubic meter of air at sea level is about 1.3kg. Hoe much does it weight in newtons? How much would a stack of 8000 such cubes weigh? If this total weight were all applied to an area of 1m^2, how much pressure would it produce on that surface?

36. ## Physics

2. The average atmospheric pressure at sea level is approximately 101 000 Pa. If the density of air at 0◦C is approximately 1.3 kg , how high does the atmosphere extend?

37. ## Urgent gr11 trig!!!

A tidal wave reaches low tide at 3:00AM and high tide at 3:00PM. The tide can rise and fall 10m from the sea level. If at low tide the water level is 2m above the seabed (bottom of the sea) a) determine an equation to model the sea level above the sea bed

38. ## Physics Classical Mechanics Help ASAP

In the lecture, we discussed the case of an isothermal atmosphere where the temperature is assumed to be constant. In reality, however, the temperature in the Earth's atmosphere is not uniform and can vary strongly and in a non-linear way, especially at

39. ## chemsitry

A graduated tube, sealed at the upper end has a mercury leveling bulb connected to the lower end. the gas volume is 25.ml, when the mercury level is the same in both ends. the barometric pressure is 732 mm Hg. What is the gas volume when the mercury level

40. ## math

Meg was deep-sea diving at 15 feet below sea level. She dove another 7 feet below sea level. How far below sea level was Meg? A. 8 ft below sea level B. 12 ft below sea level C. 22 ft below sea level i choose c

41. ## physical science

assume that a parcel of air is forced to rise up and over a 6000 foot high mountain. The intial temperature of the parcel at sea level is 76.5 F, and the lifting condensation level (lvl) of the parcel is 3000 feet. The DAR is 5.5 F/1000 and the SAR is 3.3

42. ## Chemistry

A student breaks a thermometer and spills most of the mercury (Hg) onto the floor of a laboratory that measures 15.2 m long, 6.6 m wide, and 2.4 m high. (a) Calculate the mass of mercury vapor (in grams) in the room at 20°C. The vapor pressure of mercury

43. ## chemistry

If the atmosphere can support a column of mercury 760 mm high at sea level, what hright of a hypothetical liquid whose density is 1.40 times the density of mercy could be supported?

44. ## Chemistry

1.If the atmosphere can support a column of mercury 762 mm high at sea level, what height of water could be supported? The density of water is approximately 114 that of mercury.Answer in units of mm 2.If the atmosphere can support a column of mercury 762

45. ## Chemistry

One atmosphere of pressure will push a column of mercury to a height of 760 mm when the closs sectional area of the column is 1.00 cm.what would be the height of the column of mercury supported by the atmosphere if its cross sectional area were 0.500cm?

46. ## chem

One atmospheric pressure is that which will support a column of mercury 760.0 mm high. Show that 1 atm equals 1.013 x 10^5 N/m^2. Take the density of Hg to be 13.60 g/cm^3 and the gravitational constant to be 9.80 m/s^2. (You may find unit analysis

47. ## chemistry

If a cetain pressure supports a 256 mm high column of mercury, how high a column of water will it support? The ensity of mercury is 13.6 g/mL. Not completely sure how to work this one, we never reviewed it in class. All the answers to chose from are in

i have to do a packet and i cant under stand it. it says ' sea level 10 degrees = 1 atmosphere and then i have to do tropopause ,stratapause and mesopause and the rest of it says . an atmosphere is a unit of air pressure . 1 atmosphere +average air

49. ## EARTH SCIENCE

i have to do a packet and i cant under stand it. it says ' sea level 10 degrees = 1 atmosphere and then i have to do tropopause ,stratapause and mesopause and the rest of it says . an atmosphere is a unit of air pressure . 1 atmosphere +average air

i have to do a packet and i cant under stand it. it says ' sea level 10 degrees = 1 atmosphere and then i have to do tropopause ,stratapause and mesopause and the rest of it says . an atmosphere is a unit of air pressure . 1 atmosphere =average air

51. ## Heat & Properties of Matter

The lenght of the mercury column of a mercury thermometer are 1.08cm and 20.98cm respectively at the standard fixed points. What is the temperature of the body which produces 8.0cm of this mercury column?

52. ## physics

a mercury column in a simple barometer at a height of 75.9cm. An amount of pure water is introduced into the barometer column and form a 1.20cm layer on top of mercury. The mercury column now stand at height of 78.08cm . what is the pressure in the space

53. ## chem

why does mercury level drop when you move to higher altitudes in a glass column filled with mercury.

54. ## physical science

Why is the atmosphere pressure lower on a high mountain peak than at sea level?

55. ## Physics

Mercury has a density about 13.6 times that of water. How high could you raise a column of mercury by increasing pressure to 8.2 kPa?

56. ## Physics

An inflated balloon occupies a volume of two (2) liters. The balloon is tied with a string and weighted down with a heavy stone. What is its volume when it reaches the bottom of a pond 5.2 meters deep? Assume the atmospheric pressure is equal to 1

57. ## physics

The mass of 1 cubic meter of air at sea level is about 1.3kg. Hoe much does it weight in newtons? How much would a stack of 8000 such cubes weigh? If this total weight were all applied to an area of 1m^2, how much pressure would it produce on that surface?

58. ## chemistry

A volume of 50.0 ml of gas is collected by displacement of mercury at 17 degrees Celsius and 760 mm pressure. The mercury level inside the eudiometer is 30.0 mm higher than the outside. What volume will the gas occupy at STP?

59. ## physics 2

How much higher will mercury stand in the open arm in a J-Tube manometer, if air column in the closed arm is reduced to 4 cm, the mercury id at the same level in both open and closed arms when the air column in the closed arm is 15 cm long. Assume

60. ## Calculus

Air pressure at sea level is 30 inches of mercury. At an altitude of h feet above the, air pressure, P, in inches of mercury, is given by, P =30e^(-3.23x10-5h) a)Find th equation of the tangent line at h=0. b)A rule of thumb is given by travelers is that

61. ## physics

If a very large iceberg were to float to warmer waters and melt, what, in principle, would happen to the overall sea-level? A. sea-level would rise very slightly. B. sea-level would fall very slightly. C. sea-level would stay the same. *I would say A

62. ## physical geography

If a ship's flag is 36' above sea level, could it be seen by someone in a building 100' high that was 18 miles away? (please show work) Yes it is visible. The ship and building are separated by a subtended angle of A = 0.2604 degrees. Between sea level

63. ## math

Air pressure at sea level is 30 inches of mercury. At an altitude of h feet above the, air pressure, P, in inches of mercury, is given by, P =30e^(-3.23x10-5h) a)Find th equation of the tangent line at h=0. b)A rule of thumb is given by travelers is that

64. ## Physics

1. What is the pressure on the bottom of an aquarium 0.30 m deep filled with water? 2. The plug in a bathtub is 10 cm^3in area and is 0.8 m below the surface of the water. What is the force of the water on the plug? 3. If a column of oil 0.89 m high in

65. ## PHYSICS

n the lecture, we discussed the case of an isothermal atmosphere where the temperature is assumed to be constant. In reality, however, the temperature in the Earth's atmosphere is not uniform and can vary strongly and in a non-linear way, especially at

66. ## Classical mechanics

In the lecture, we discussed the case of an isothermal atmosphere where the temperature is assumed to be constant. In reality, however, the temperature in the Earth's atmosphere is not uniform and can vary strongly and in a non-linear way, especially at

67. ## Physics

The atmosphere of Mars exerts a pressure of only 600 Pa on the surface and has a density of only 0.02 kg/m3. (a) What is the thickness of the Martian atmosphere, assuming the boundary between atmosphere and outer space to be the point where atmospheric

68. ## Chemistry

Why V versus P might appear to be straight, based on the range of your data. Use an illustration in addition to your description to clarify your explanation. For my graph, I have a straight line with a negative slope. I think because the range is small

69. ## MATH

Air pressure at sea level is 30 inches of mercury. At an altitude of h feet above the, air pressure, P, in inches of mercury, is given by, P =30e^(-3.23x10-5h) a)Find th equation of the tangent line at h=0. b)A rule of thumb is given by travelers is that

70. ## Chemistry

How do I solve this? The usual partial pressure of oxygen that people get at sea level is .20 atm, that is, a fifth of the usual sea level air pressure. People used to 1 atm air pressure begin to become light headed at about .10 atm oxygen. As a rule of

71. ## Algebra (MAT 117)

b. Suppose that an object is 100 pounds when it is at sea level. Find the value of C that makes the equation true. (Sea level is 3,963 miles from the center of the earth.) c. Use the value of C you found in the previous question to determine how much the

72. ## Chemistry

I'm supposed to compare the percent composition of gases in the atmosphere at sea level to the percent composition at high altitude.. Would the percents decrease? I don't really understand

73. ## Pre-Calculus

During a storm a ship is being tossed up and down by huge waves. The vertical motion of the ship is given by the equation: h = 21cos((2π/5)t) where h is height above sea level in feet at time t minutes. 1) Give the first 2 times that the ship is at sea

74. ## Chemistry

An ordinary mercury-in-glass thermometer is calibrated. In the ice water bath, the mercury level is 2.45 cm above the bulb. In boiling water at 1.00 atm pressure the mercury level is 17.75 cm above the bulb. What is the Celsius temperature when the level

75. ## Chemistry

This is a chemistry lab on boiling point, and I need some help with these questions!- Thanks! (Info): You are going to take a trip. On this trip you will be stopping at different sites with varying altitudes. At each site you will compare the change in

76. ## Algebra II

The barometric pressure in inches of mercury at a height of h feet above sea level is p=30.0e^-kh where k=3.83*10^-5. At what height will the pressure be 10.0 in. of mercury.

77. ## CHEM LAB!!! Must finish!!!

Thanks to DrBob222 for the help, but it only answered a few questions! PLEASE help answer, anyone? This is a chemistry lab on boiling point, and I need some help with these questions!- Thanks! (Info): You are going to take a trip. On this trip you will be

78. ## chemistry

The greatest pressure of the following is that exerted by: (a) a column of Hg 75.0 cm high (d=13.6 g/cm^3) (b) 10.0 g H2 gas at STP (c) a column of air 10 miles high; or (d) a column of CCl4 60.0 cm high (d=1.59 g/cm^3) The answer is b. I know that

1. 2/3 - 5/4 -3 -3/12 23/12 -17/12 2. -6.1 + 1.7 7.8 -4.4 -7.8 4.4 3. -1.8 - 3.9 -2.1 5.7 2.1 -5.7 4. A mountain climber ascends a mountain to its peak. The peak is 12,740 feet above sea level. The climber then descends 200 feet to meet a fellow climber.

80. ## Math

1. Many people know that the weight of an object varies on different planets, but did you know that the weight of an object on earth also varies according to the elevation of the object? In particular, the weight of an object follows this equation: , where

81. ## Math

1. Many people know that the weight of an object varies on different planets, but did you know that the weight of an object on earth also varies according to the elevation of the object? In particular, the weight of an object follows this equation: , where

82. ## chemistry

which system is under higher pressure, a column of mercury or a column of water

83. ## Math

Suppose that an object is 100 lbs when it is at sea level. find the value of c that makes the equation true. (Sea level is 3963 miles from the center of the earth.) Use the value of c you found in the previous question to determin how much the object would

84. ## science

A hot air balloon descends from a pressure of 380 mm Hg to 760 mm Hg and at the high altitude has a volume of 1,000 cubic meters. If the temperature starts at 50 degrees C and changes to 25 degrees C, the new volume will be: a. 100.0 x 50 x 760/25 x 380 b.

85. ## math

A mountain climber on Mt. Everest is at 29,035 ft above sea level. A stone at the bottom of the dead sea is at 1,349 ft below sea level. What is the difference in elevation

86. ## physical science

The resistance of the ohm is very approximately that of a column of mercury 1.06 m long and of uniform cross-section of one hundred of a cm^2. Find the resistivity of mercury.(show work)

87. ## physical science

When a thermometer is placed in a beaker of hot water, why does the mercury level drop, rise? The mercury expands when heated and that forces it from the bulb at the base of the thermometer higher into the capillary. But Why does the mercury Drop First ,

88. ## Chemistry

At sea level we are under 15.8 pounds of pressure per square inch of our body. This is the equivalent of a 16 pound bowling ball at every inch of our body. Describe why we are not overcome by the pressure of the atmosphere? What experiment in our course

89. ## Math

These statements describe the depth at which two sea creatures are swimming. Note that sea level is equal to zero. The six-gill shark is swimming 8,200 feet below sea level. The fangtooth fish is swimming 6,500 feet below sea level. Complete this sentence.

90. ## Algebra 1

A firework is launched from a cliff overlooking the ocean. The elevation of the firework shell, in feet above sea level, t seconds after launch is given by the expression -16t^2+157t+63. How high is the top of the cliff, in feet above sea level. We just

91. ## AP environmental Science

Can someone please explain what this means to me in english? i've read it a million times and i have no idea what it means. Thanks for any help!!! "Scientific evidence shows a direct relationship between sea level and the global mean atomospheric

92. ## Physics

Please could a good heated person solve this physics questions for me. Thank you. A scuba tank when full hold 12L of air at 204 atm. Assume an empty tank contains air at 34 atm and is connected to air compressor at the sea level. The air compressor intakes

93. ## Chemistry

13) Mercury is an environmental pollutant because it can be converted by certain bacteria into the very poisonous substance dimethyl mercury, (CH3)2Hg. This compound ends up in the food chain and accumulates in the tissues of aquatic organisms,

Please help Claim lead in drinking water with harm humans Which of the following is support this claim a. After use water that contain high level of lead, people note that their toothbrush turned yellow b. After use water that contain high level of lead,

a DC-10 aircraft is flying at an altitude where the atmospheric pressure is 40% of sea level pressure. if the aircraft interior is maintained at sea level pressure, what is the size and direction of the net force acting on a cabin door that is 1.0 meters

96. ## Math

A person sitting on a boat is situated 2m above sea level. They note that a straight line from themselves to the top most point of a nearby lighthouse is 16 degrees. After travelling a further 50m directly away from the lighthouse this angle has decreased

97. ## algebra

The weight of an object follows the equation w=Cr^-2, where C is the constant and r is the distance the object is from the center of the earth. a. solve the equation for r. b. Suppose the object is 100 pounds when at sea level. Find the value of C that

98. ## arithmetic

Jenny's mom runs 3 miles 3 times a week . which number sentence can be used to find how many yards she will run in 1 day? A 3 x 3 x 1,760 B 3 x 3 + 1,760 C 3 x 1,760 D 3 + 1,760

99. ## Climatology

Can anyone help with the following:- Measure the relevant sea level rises as accurately as possible. Give your answers in millimetres to one decimal place. What is the predicted annual sea level rise in 2050 associated with each of the following CO2

100. ## Physical Geography

1-if a person's line of vision is at the top of Building 121 feet high, how far out to sea could a person see with a good telescope? 2- the light in a lighthouse is 144 feet above sea level. How far does the light extend before it dips below sea level? 3-