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Bailey BrownBailey Brown Staff asked 4 years ago

The National Weather Service routinely supplies atmospheric pressure data to help pilots set their altimeters. The units the NWS uses for atmospheric pressure are inches of mercury. A barometric pressure of 30.51 inches of mercury corresponds to __________ kPa.

A) 77.50
B) 775.0
C) 1.020
D) 103.3
E) 16.01

1 Answers
Selena TateSelena Tate Staff answered 4 years ago

The National Weather Service routinely supplies atmospheric pressure data to help pilots set their altimeters.  The units the NWS uses for atmospheric pressure are inches of mercury.  A barometric pressure of 30.51 inches of mercury corresponds to __________ kPa. 
Solution:
103.3