Statement of a problem № 10099


A balloon is filled with helium at a pressure of 2.4 × 105 Pa. The balloon is at a temperature of 18 °C and has a radius of 0.25 m. (a) How many helium atoms are contained in the balloon? (b) Suppose we double the number of helium atoms in the balloon, keeping the pressure and the temperature fixed. By what factor does the radius of the balloon increase? Explain.

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