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Given information

Let denote the depth below the ocean surface and denotes the water pressure.

 

Let us take the coordinates  

 

Given with as the initial coordinates.

Step-by-step explanation

Step 1.

 

The relationship is linear, since the growth of water pressure with depth increases at a constant rate.

The slope of a given straight line can be found by .

In this case,

 

           

 

 

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