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The deepest point in the ocean is in the Mariana Trench about 11 km deep. The pressure at the ocean floor is huge, about 1.13*10^8 Pa.

a) calculate the change in volume of 1.00 m^3 of water carried from the surface to the bottom of the Pacific.

b) The density of water at the surface is 1.03*10^3 km/m^3. Find its density at the bottom.

2. Relevant equations

I am not really sure how you could approach this problem, as the answers are supposed to be:

a) -5.4*10^-2 m^3

b)1.09*10^3 kg/m^3

3. The attempt at a solution

I first tried to use the equation: P= P(atmospheric) + (density)(g)(h) to find the density at the bottom of the ocean. then I figured I could set a proportion between the volumes and densities at the surface and at the bottom to find the volume at the bottom. But the density I get for the bottom is not 1.09*10^3, the actual right answer.

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

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