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I'm dealing with densities of liquids.

When using the formula P = P_{atm}+ ϱgh, where ϱ is the density of the liquid, what should the units of ϱ be?

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

I have P in kPa, so just looking at the units gives:

kPa = kPa + (?)(m/s^{2})(m) --> kPa = (?)(m^{2}/s^{2})

Which would mean the units of ϱ are (kPa)(s^{2}/ m^{2}).

Somehow that seems wrong... I thought ϱ was supposed to have units of mass per volume?

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# Homework Help: Confused about the units of density

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