Problem: Should atmospheric pressure increase or decrease as one goes from the beach to the mountain? Explain.If the column of water in the water barometer rose to a height of 35 feet. What would the atmospheric pressure be in mm Hg?

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a) We can expect the atmospheric pressure to decrease as we go from the beach up the mountain. There is less air up in the mountain, which means the pressure will decrease.

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Should atmospheric pressure increase or decrease as one goes from the beach to the mountain? Explain.

If the column of water in the water barometer rose to a height of 35 feet. What would the atmospheric pressure be in mm Hg?

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