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Atmospheric pressure varies how with altitude?


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Answered 2009-09-18 06:56:43

Atmospheric pressure decreases as altitude decreases....im am 99.9% sure. I am a ver well- educated person, so this will do for you. I hope this helped you. Happy studies!!! Sorry... hate to ruin the fun here, but actually, the higher you go, the less atmospheric pressure there is. Quite right, you'd think everyone knew this... Here's the table: Altitude Pressure Pressurefeet kPa PSI 0 101.33 14.70 1000 97.72 14.17 2500 92.50 13.42 5000 84.31 12.23 10000 69.68 10.11 20000 46.56 6.75 30000 30.09 4.36 Oops... table did not hold together! Will try again. Altitude (ft) Pressure (kPa) Pressure (PSI) 0 101.33 14.70 1,000 97.72 14.17 2,500 92.50 13.42 5,000 84.31 12.23 10,000 69.68 10.11 20,000 46.56 6.75 30,000 30.09 4.36 Best I can do... page does not take to tables at all well!

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