# If the pressure exerted on a gas in a weather balloon decreases from 1.01 atm to 0.562 atm as it rises, by what factor will the volume of the gas in the balloon increase as it rises?

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Jun 16, 2016

#### Answer:

This is a simple manifestation of Boyle's Law The volume of the balloon should almost DOUBLE.

#### Explanation:

Thus

Note that given Boyle's Law, the proportionality of