Im pretty bad at these physics math problems and our book doesnt go over how to do them very much so I was wondering if I could get some help..(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

The problem is The weight of the atmosphere above 1 square meter of the earth's surface is 100 000 newtons. If the density of the atmosphere were a constant 1.2 kg/m(cubed), calculate where the top of the atmosphere would be.

Okay so we have the weight of the atmosphere as 100,000 newtons, the density is 1.2 kg/m(cubed). We learned that the pressure of the atmosphere is 100,000 newtons per meter squared, or 100 kilo pascals.

There a special formula in our to calculate how high the atmosphere is based on the density or the pressure?

thanks very much

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