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Temperature and Pressure

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Predict Temperature and Pressure

  1. Rank the points on an airplane during flight from 1-4 (1=hottest, 4=coldest).

    a. _______ b._______ c. ________ d. ________

     Answers will vary.

  2. Why do you believe your predictions are correct?
    Answers will vary.

     


Interpret Temperature and Pressure

Use the pressure diagram to answer the following questions.

  1. Determine the pressure at each of the four points.

    a. 18
    b. 15
    c. 17
    d. 10

  2. What is the value of the notch on the chart between 20 and 15? 17.5 
  3. What is the value of the notch on the chart between 15 and 10? 12.5
  4. What can you conclude from your observations of the airplane pressure points?

     Answers will vary. 

Use the temperature diagram to answer the following questions.

  1.  Determine the temperature at each of the four points.

    a. 300
    b. 170
    c. 300
    d. 0

  2. What is the value of the notch on the chart between 300 and 150? 225
  3. What is the value of the notch on the chart between 150 and 0? 75
  4. What can you conclude from your observations of the airplane temperature points? Answers will vary.  

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Last Updated: Thu, Jun 12 04:48:25 PM EDT 2014

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