# At sea level, the atmosphere exerts a pressure of 450 pounds on a surface with an area of 30 square inches. How much pressure per square inch does the atmosphere exert on surfaces at sea level?

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May 20, 2017

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

We can use the equation

where

We're given the force (which is in pounds), and the area (in square inches), so the pressure is