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Pressure exerted on diver at depth of 166 M

What is the pressure, in atmospheres, that is exerted on a diver at a depth of 166 M? Assume the density if water is 1.00g/mL.

A. 0.218
B. 12.2
C. 1720
D. 0.0161
E. 16.1

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Pressure is defined as force per unit area. It is usually more convenient to use pressure rather than force to describe the influences upon fluid behavior. The standard unit for pressure is the ...

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This solution provides calculations to estimate the pressure, in atmospheres, that is exerted on a diver at a depth of 166 M. The density of water has been provided as 1.00 g/ml.

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