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Calculate the density at the centre of the Sun

  1. Dec 17, 2018 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Assuming you know the core mass, and other data about the sun, such as temperatures and pressures. Find the density at the very center of a star.

    2. Relevant equations
    I think this may be involved.

    P(r) = p(r)/µmH kT(r)

    3. The attempt at a solution
    I don't know where to begin with this. I tried changing the equation to make density the subject, but when I plug figures in I seem to be way off. I thing I maybe going down the wrong path.
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  3. Dec 17, 2018 #2
    I rearrange the equation to be p(r)=µmHP(r)/kT(r)
    maybe this is not the right equation.
  4. Dec 18, 2018 #3


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    Impossible to say without knowing how all those variables defined.
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