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Units for pressure?

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Jan13-13, 12:17 AM
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How is (density)(gravity)(height) supposed to equal pressure?

density = kg/m^3
gravity = m/s^2
height = m

(kg/m^3)(m/s^2)(m) = (kg/m*s^2)
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Jan13-13, 01:00 AM
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Pressure is force/area. What do those units work out to?
Jan13-13, 03:03 AM
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Pressure is force/area. What do those units work out to?
Wow nevermind... I'm having one of those late nights working on fluid dynamics homework and I started confusing myself with my tiredness

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