By what factor is the total pressure greater at a depth of 850 m in water than a

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  1. By what factor is the total pressure greater at a depth of 850 m in water than at the surface where pressure is one atmosphere? (water density = 1.0 × 103 kg/m3, 1 atmosphere pressure = 1.01 × 105 N/m2, and g = 9.8 m/s2)
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Jun 28th, 2015

pressure at 850 m depth = 1000* 9.8*850 =8330000 N/m^2

1 atm pressure = 1.01 x 10^5

hence ratio = 8.33 x 10^6/1.01x10^ 5 = 82.47

Correct Option : A



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