Consider this scenario and answer the following questions: On a mid-August day in the northeastern..

Consider this scenario and answer the following questions:
On a mid-August day in the northeastern United

States, the following information appeared in the local
newspaper: atmospheric pressure at sea level 29.97 in. Hg,

1013.9 mbar.

(a) What was the pressure in kPa?

(b) The pressure near the seacoast in the northeastern
United States is usually reported near 30.0 in. Hg. During a

hurricane, the pressure may fall to near 28.0 in. Hg.
Calculate the drop in pressure in torr.