hush asked in Science & MathematicsChemistry · 2 months ago

A weather balloon with a volume of 3.40774 L is released from Earth’s surface at sea level. ?

A weather balloon with a volume of 3.40774 L

is released from Earth’s surface at sea level.

What volume will the balloon occupy at an

altitude of 20.0 km, where the air pressure is

10 kPa?

Answer in units of L.

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  • 2 months ago

    Supposing constant temperature (although that's a very unrealistic assumption):

    (3.40774 L) x (101.325 kPa / 10 kPa) = 34.528 L = 35 L

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