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1

Pressure force area triangle

Force
-----------
Pressure x Area

2

Atmospheric pressure

-force of atmosphere (gas) pushing down on us
-increases the closer to earth
-pressure on our bodies is counteracted by pressure pushing out

3

Tool for measuring atmospheric pressure

Barometer

4

Tool for measuring atmospheric pressure w/o Mercury

Aneroid barometer

5

Atmospheric pressure measured in a plane?

Altimeter

6

Pressure

How much force is being applied on an area
Measures in Pa (pascal) N/m^2 or Nm^-2
Increases with depth in liquid

7

High atmospheric pressur leads to _____ weather

Dry settled weather