Explain why scuba divers should not hold their breath as

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Explain why scuba divers should not hold their breath as they ascend to the surface.

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The scuba divers should not hold their breath as they ascend to the surface. This could be explained on the basis of Boyle’s Law which states that volume of a gas increases with decrease in pressure at constant temperature. In the depth of water, scuba divers experiences additional 1 atm pressure due to the weight of water above him/her. The pressure used by the driver from the pressure regulator...

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Textbook: Introductory Chemistry
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Author: Nivaldo Tro
ISBN: 9780321910295

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