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    1. Why does pressure in the atmosphere of a planet or satellite fall with increasing height?

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    BEcause, pressure p = Po - d*g*h, i.e., as you move up in the atmosphere the force of the gases (atmospheric) decreases, hence pressure decreases. From the above equation it is clear, as height (h) increases, the pressure (p) ...

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