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Why would it be impossible to breathe air through an

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Problem 9Q

PROBLEM 9Q

Why would it be impossible to breathe air through an extra-long snorkel (greater than a couple of meters) while swimming underwater?

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Solution 9Q

When we breathe, the volume of our chest cavity expands, which reduces the pressure in our lungs that is less than 1 atm. The  extra-long snorkel can not work, because the pressure exerted by the water in depth is...

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Textbook: Introductory Chemistry
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Author: Nivaldo J Tro
ISBN: 9780321910295

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