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Atmospheric Pressure is about 1.0x10^5 Pa. What is the downward force of the air on a desktop of surface area 1m^2?

Here we are dealing with force, pressure and area so we use the formula F=PA. We simply slot in the given numbers where P=1x105, and A=1. The resulting force is 1x105N. 

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