Ben asked in Science & MathematicsGeography · 2 years ago

Consider a radiosonde balloon filled with helium:?

As the balloon rises through the atmosphere, the volume of the balloon:

(A) Decreases.

(B) Remains constant.

(C) Increases.

(D) Cannot be determined from theabove information.

Update:

Also, if it was filled with air considering that pressure remained constant and temperature increased would the volume increase?

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  • 2 years ago

    As you rise through the atmosphere, the temperature and the atmospheric pressure decrease. These will cause the volume of the balloon to decrease.

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