Gauge Pressure: Definition & Formula


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Atmospheric pressure refers to:

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1. Absolute pressure is measured relative to:

2. You can calculate gauge pressure if you know:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

How much do you know about gauge pressure? You can discover the details you know about this pressure and the formula used to calculate it by completing the quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These topics are on the multiple-choice quiz:

  • How absolute pressure is measured
  • The measurement of a tire pressure gauge
  • How to calculate gauge pressure
  • Definition of atmospheric pressure

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the principle of a mercury barometer
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on gauge pressure
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about how to calculate gauge pressure and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Review more facts and topics any time by using the lesson, Gauge Pressure: Definition & Formula. This lesson helps you:

  • Compare and contrast the different kinds of pressure
  • Practice calculating gauge pressure
  • Determine how gauge pressure can be measured