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Depth of water and temperature

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September24

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This is an explanation of a kaplan passage talking about what happens to temperature as we go underwater.

"The sun heats the water at surface to a higher temepratue than water below. Therefore, the depth of water is inverse to temp"

Doesn't Pressure=pgh

Going deeper should increase pressure right? Since PV=NRT, shoudn't going deeper increase temeprature?
 

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Ideal gas law vs a body of water....anyways density of water is key. Water is most dense at 39 F, and will always be on bottom over anything else.
 
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