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A bicycle tire pump has a piston with area 0.44 in (exponent 2). If a person exerts a force of 30lbs on the piston while inflating a tire, what pressure does this produce on the air in the pump?

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Following the explanation of the problem, the answer is calculated. The pressure produced on the air in a bicycle tire pump is determined. The physics of matter is analyzed.

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