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Explain why helium weather balloons, which are used to

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Problem 14Q

Explain why helium weather balloons, which are used to measure atmospheric conditions at high attitudes, are normally released while filled to only 10-20% of their maximum volume.

Step-by-Step Solution:

Solution 14Q:

        We have explain the reason behind the filling up helium weather balloon only to of the capacity.

Step 1 of 2</p>

Concept:

        Atmospheric pressure decreases with height from the earth surface.

Pressure difference between inside and outside the liquid causes a change in the shape of the balloon.

Step 2 of 2

Chapter 10, Problem 14Q is Solved
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Author: Douglas C. Giancoli
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