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# (II) How high would the atmosphere extend if it were of

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Problem 15P

(II) How high would the atmosphere extend if it were of uniform density throughout, equal to half the present density at sea level?

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Solution 15P:

We have to determine the height of the atmosphere upto which it would be extended considering it to be uniformly distributed having density half of the present density at sea level.

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Concept:

The pressure  at the bottom point due to air of density , having the height of the air column  taking the density of the atmosphere to be uniform,is given as,

...(1)

Where Pressure at the topmost point

Acceleration due to gravity

Step 2 of 2

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