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September 16, 2014

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A balloon filled with air does not rise as a balloon filled with helium. What does this tell you about the density of helium? A. Helium is more dense than air B. Helium is less dense than air C. The two gases have the same density D. When heated, helium becomes more dense
September 8, 2014 by Brittany

Physics
A clown at a birthday party has brought along a helium cylinder, with which he intends to fill balloons. When full, each balloon contains 0.036 m3 of helium at an absolute pressure of 1.2 x 10^5 Pa. The cylinder contains helium at an absolute pressure of 1.6 x 10^7 Pa and has ...
April 15, 2007 by Mary

General Chemistry
A balloon is filled with helium gas at 23 degrees C. The balloon expands until the pressure is equal to the atmospheric pressure of 755 toor. The balloon rises to an altitude of 6000 feet where the pressure is 550 toor and the temperature is 5 degrees C. Calculate the percent ...
September 4, 2011 by Ronnica

Calculus
A helium balloon rises vertically at 3.5m/s as the wind carries it horizontally at 5.0m/s. What is the resultant velocity of the balloon?
May 31, 2013 by Alice

Chemistry
A toy balloon originally held 1.00 g of helium gas and had a radius of 10.0 cm. During the night, 0.25 g of the gas effused from the balloon. Assuming ideal gas behavior under these constant pressure and temperature conditions, what was the radius of the balloon the next morning?
September 12, 2012 by Dia B

AP Chemistry
A 2.50 L balloon is filled with helium gas at sea level, 1.00 atm and 32 degrees celsius. The balloon is released and it rises to an altitude of 30,000 ft. If the pressure at this altitude is 228 mm Hg and the temperature is -44 degrees celsius, what is the volume of the balloon?
November 1, 2012 by Katie

Physics
What minimum sized balloon would you have to fill in order to be able to be lifted into the air? Take your mass to be 100 kilograms and the temperature of the outside air to be 20 degrees C. Neglect the mass of the balloon rubber and basket and assume that the balloon is ...
March 15, 2013 by steve

trigonometry
a captive balloon is connected to a ground station A by a cable of length 842 ft inclined 65 degrees to the horizontal. In a vertical plane with the balloon and its station and on the opposite side of the balloon from A, a target B was sighted from the balloon on a level with ...
August 26, 2014 by rhinechilde

trigonometry
a captive balloon is connected to a ground station A by a cable of length 842 ft inclined 65 degrees to the horizontal. In a vertical plane with the balloon and its station and on the opposite side of the balloon from A, a target B was sighted from the balloon on a level with ...
August 27, 2014 by rhinechilde

math
a captive balloon is connected to a ground station A by a cable of length 842 ft inclined 65 degrees to the horizontal. In a vertical plane with the balloon and its station and on the opposite side of the balloon from A, a target B was sighted from the balloon on a level with ...
August 27, 2014 by rhinechilde

PHYSICS
Several people are riding in a hot-air balloon. The combined mass of the people and balloon is 308 kg. The balloon is motionless in the air, because the downward-acting weight of the people and balloon is balanced by an upward-acting 'buoyant' force. If the buoyant force ...
September 23, 2010 by Sarah

physics
Several people are riding in a hot-air balloon. The combined mass of the people and balloon is 310 kg. The balloon is motionless in the air, because the downward-acting weight of the people and balloon is balanced by an upward-acting “buoyant” force. If the buoyant force ...
January 4, 2011 by Anonymous

physics
Several people are riding in a hot-air balloon. The combined mass of the people and balloon is 328 kg. The balloon is motionless in the air, because the downward-acting weight of the people and balloon is balanced by an upward-acting 'buoyant' force. If the buoyant force ...
October 4, 2012 by Donald

physics
Several people are riding in a hot-air balloon. The combined mass of the people and balloon is 284 kg. The balloon is motionless in the air, because the downward-acting weight of the people and balloon is balanced by an upward-acting 'buoyant' force. If the buoyant force ...
September 26, 2013 by Donna

Chemistry
a helium balloon is partially filled with 28.7 L of gas at 25.0 degress celcius and a pressure of 1 atm. if the balloon is released and it floats up intp the atmosphere to a heightwhere the pressure is 2.8 x 10^-3 atm and the temperature is -24.0 degrees celcius, calculate the...
December 8, 2011 by Dani

AP Chemistry
The buoyant force on a balloon is equal to the mass of air it displaces. The gravitational force on the balloon is equal to the sum of the masses of the balloon, the gas it contains, and the balloonist. If the balloon and balloonist together weight 175 kg, what would the ...
October 11, 2010 by Emma

physics
Helium balloons are used regularly in scientific research. A typical balloon would reach an altitude of 45.0 km with an air density of 4.3×10−3 kg/m3. At this altitude the helium in the balloon would expand to 540000.0 m3. Take g=10 m/s2. Find the buoyant force on the ...
December 14, 2013 by Anonymous

physics
an 80 kg boy holding on to a helium balloon jumps off of a 20m tall building and floats to the ground. If the boant force of the balloon is 750 N upward, what is the boy's acceleration and final velocity just before he touches the ground?
October 4, 2011 by zahid

science
What volume of helium would be in a balloon the size of a soft drink bottle? What's the volume of the small drink bottle? That's how much helium would be there. no the question was WHAT WAS THE VOLUME OF HELIUM WOULD BE IN A BALLOON THE SIZE OF A SOFT DRINK BOTTLE? no the ...
January 31, 2007 by smart monkey girl96

chemistry
hot-air balloon is filled with air at a volume of 3.64 x 10^3 m^3 at 745 torr at 39C. the air in balloon is heated to 60C, causing balloon to expand to a volume of 4.50x 10^3 m^3. what is the ratio of the number of moles of the air in heated balloon to original number of moles...
November 15, 2007 by mel

physics
Suppose that, on a day when the outside temperature is 15 degrees Celsius, we fill a balloon with pure nitrogen gas, of which the molar mass is 28 grams per mole. Now suppose that we want to heat up a second (equally large) balloon containing air, such that it generates the ...
March 27, 2014 by Nick

Math
A water balloon is shot into the air so that its height h, in metres, after t seconds is h = —4.9t^2 + 27t + 2.4 a)How high is the balloon after 1 s? b)For how long is the balloon more than 30 m high? c)What is the maximum height reached by the balloon? d)When will the balloon...
January 22, 2009 by gagan

physics
find the mass of a balloon filled with helium if its volume is .25 m cubed the density of the helium is .178
September 2, 2012 by Ashley

Chemistry
A balloon is filled with 0.75 L of helium gas at 1 atm pressure and 25 degrees Celsius. The balloon is released and floats upward in the atmosphere. The temperature drops to 23 degrees Celsius and the balloon expands to 1.50 L. What is the pressure at this altitude? Assume the...
April 25, 2010 by Zecnoe

Chemistry
A sealed balloon is filled with 1.20 L of helium at 23°C and 1.00 atm. The balloon rises to a point in the atmosphere where the pressure is 250. torr and the temperature is -27°C. What is the change in volume of the balloon as it ascends from 1.00 atm to a pressure of 250. torr?
November 21, 2011 by Alice

chem
A balloon holds 29.3 kg of helium. What is the volume of the balloon if the final pressure is 1.2 atm and the temperature is 22°C? using the equation pv=nrt would i put 29.3 kg in place of n? but n has to be in moles so how do you convert that? thanks
February 14, 2011 by hannah

Chemistry
A helium balloon contains 0.54g of helium. Given the molecular weight of helium is 4.0 g/mol, how many moles of helium does it contain?
February 22, 2013 by Mira

physics
the instruments attached to a weather balloon have a mass of 5.0 kg. the balloon is released and exerts an upward force of 98 N on the instruments. (a) what is the acceleration of the balloon and instruments? (answer is 9.8 m/s^2.. just dont know how to get there..) (b)after ...
October 10, 2011 by tayler

physics
the instruments attached to a weather balloon have a mass of 5.0 kg. the balloon is released and exerts an upward force of 98 N on the instruments. (a) what is the acceleration of the balloon and instruments? (answer is 9.8 m/s^2.. just dont know how to get there..) (b)after ...
October 10, 2011 by tayler

chemistry
a weather balloon with a 2 meter diameter at ambiient tempatures holds 525 grams of helium. what type of electroniic probe could be used to determine the pressure inside the balloon
January 18, 2011 by eric

Chemistry
The buoyant force on a balloon is equal to the mass of air it displaces. The gravitational force on the balloon is equal to the sum of the masses of the balloon, the gas it contains, and the balloonist. If the balloon and balloonist together weight 175 kg, what would the ...
October 11, 2010 by Emma

AP Chemistry
The buoyant force on a balloon is equal to the mass of air it displaces. The gravitational force on the balloon is equal to the sum of the masses of the balloon, the gas it contains, and the balloonist. If the balloon and balloonist together weight 175 kg, what would the ...
October 12, 2010 by Em

physics
A hot-air balloon of mass 200 kg is descending vertically with downward acceleration of magnitude 1.2 m/s2. How much mass (ballast) must be thrown out to give the balloon an upward acceleration of magnitude 1.2 m/s2 (same magnitude but opposite direction)? Assume that the ...
March 2, 2011 by karim

physics
A hot-air balloon of mass 200 kg is descending vertically with downward acceleration of magnitude 1.2 m/s2. How much mass (ballast) must be thrown out to give the balloon an upward acceleration of magnitude 1.2 m/s2 (same magnitude but opposite direction)? Assume that the ...
March 2, 2011 by karim

Physics
The instruments attached to a weather balloon have a mass of 5.2 kg. The balloon is released and exerts an upward force of 98 n on the instruments. A)what is the acceleration of the balloon and instruments? B) after the balloon has accelerated for 10s, the instruments are ...
January 12, 2013 by Jules

science
hellium gas is added to a balloon already partially filled with helium gas.why does the balloon inflate?
August 21, 2011 by cham

physics 2B
physics 2B---- A toy balloon is filled with helium gas ( He}) at 1atm} and 30 degrees Celcius. If the volume of the balloon is 0.025 m^3, how many atoms does it contain?
December 10, 2011 by Celi

chemistry
a 3.0L helium balloon is placed in a car sitting in hot sunlight. The temperature in the mall, when the balloon was bought, was 22C. The temperature in the car is 45C. what will be the new volume of the of the balloon. Will it be: 6.14L? I would think this looks right but the ...
March 22, 2008 by Jonathan T

A balloon isin the vertical plane of two consecutive milestones of a road. The angles of depression of the stones as viewed from the balloon are 15 degrees and 17 degrees. Find the height of the balloon if (a) the stones are on opposite sides of the balloon, (b) the stones are...
February 15, 2012 by Candy

physics
In a water balloon toss a contestant throws her balloon with a speed of 4.84 m/s at an angle of 16.5 degrees above the horizontal. Find the maximum height, the time of flight and the range of the balloon assuming her partner catches the balloon at the same height at which it ...
February 6, 2012 by becky

physics
a hot air balloon rise above the ground, accelerating upwards at a rate of 2 m/s^2. The total mass of the hot air balloon and it occupants is 400kg. the density of the air is 1.3 kg/m^3. a) Determine the volume if the hot air balloon. b) if this acceleration is maintained for ...
September 1, 2010 by Mikey

Math
a balloon is rising vertically at the rate of 2 m/s. an observer is standing on the ground 100m away from a point directly below the balloon. at what rate is the distance between the observer and the balloon changing when the balloon is 160m high?
September 13, 2012 by Gladys Garcia

physics
A hot-air balloon plus cargo has a mass of 1740 {\rm kg} and a volume of 12030 {\rm m^3}. The balloon is floating at a constant height of 6.25 {\rm m} above the ground. What is the density of the hot air in the balloon?
January 26, 2012 by Dave

physics
A hot-air balloon plus cargo has a mass of 1740 {\rm kg} and a volume of 12030 {\rm m^3}. The balloon is floating at a constant height of 6.25 {\rm m} above the ground. What is the density of the hot air in the balloon?
January 26, 2012 by Dave

Calculus
t: 0 2 5 7 11 12 r'(t): 5.7 4.0 2.0 1.2 0.6 0.5 The volume of a spherical hot air balloon expands as the air inside the balloon is heated. The radius of the balloon in feet is modeled by a twice-differentiable function of r of time t, where t is measured in minutes. For 0<t...
November 25, 2008 by Craig

Physics
A water balloon is thrown horizontally at a speed of 2.00 m/s from a roof of a building that is 6.00 m above ground. At the same instant the balloon is released a second balloon is thrown straight down at 2.00 m/s from the same height. Determine which balloon hits the ground ...
September 25, 2012 by Lisa K.

Physic
A husband buys a helium-filled anniversary balloon for his wife. The balloon has a volume of 4.4 L in the warm store at 74 F. When he takes it outside, where the temperature is 55 F, he finds it has shrunk. By how much has the volume decreased?
May 7, 2011 by Anonymous

Physic
A husband buys a helium-filled anniversary balloon for his wife. The balloon has a volume of 4.4 L in the warm store at 74 F. When he takes it outside, where the temperature is 55 F, he finds it has shrunk. By how much has the volume decreased?
May 7, 2011 by Anonymous

balloon
if an inflated balloon is placed in the freezer as the temperature of the gas of the balloon decrease the speed of the particles will do what
September 11, 2011 by Anonymous

math
A water balloon is shot into the air so that its height h, in metres, after t seconds is h = —4.9t^2 + 27t + 2.4 a)How high is the balloon after 1 s? b)For how long is the balloon more than 30 m high? c)What is the maximum height reached by the balloon? d)When will the balloon...
January 23, 2009 by gagan

Physics
A monkey is hanging from a branch located exactly 24 meters along the ground from the hunter. The monkey is 14 meters above the ground. The hunter aims directly at the monkey and fires a water balloon at the monkey just as the monkey releases his grip. The balloon has an ...
September 16, 2012 by kris

physics
A water balloon is dropped from the top of a building. Assume the balloon does not break when it strikes the ground. If the water balloon falls a distance of 21m, what is the maximum temperature rise of the water balloon due to it being dropped?
October 12, 2010 by Maria

physics
A water balloon dropped from a dorm window does not break on impact. From what height would you need to drop the balloon to double the speed of the balloon?
February 25, 2011 by brittany

Physical Science
A water balloon dropped from a dorm window does not break on impact. From what height would you need to drop the balloon to double the speed of the balloon?
February 25, 2011 by Miguel

chemistry
A helium balloon contains 0.26 g of helium. How many moles of helium does it contain?
November 17, 2008 by pip

chemistry
A high-altitude balloon contains 97.5 L of helium gas at 95.8 kPa. What is the volume when the balloon rises to an altitude where the pressure is only 21.5 kPa? (Assume that the temperature remains constant.)
March 2, 2011 by lisa

chemistry
A helium-ﬁlled balloon has a volume of 2.83 L at 30 ◦ C. The volume of the balloon decreases to 2.35 L after it is placed outside on a cold day. What is the outside temperature in K? Answer in units of K?
March 26, 2012 by Kellie

Chemistry
A balloon filled with helium has a volume of 1.oo x 10^3 L at 20 degrees c. What will be the balloons volume at 30 degrees c, if the pressure surrounding the balloon remains constant?
September 23, 2010 by Lisa

physics
A lost shipping container is found resting on the ocean floor and completely submerged. The container is 5.7 m long, 2.7 m wide, and 2.3 m high. Salvage experts attach a spherical balloon to the top of the container and inflate it with air pumped down from the surface. When ...
March 10, 2013 by chel

Physics
A lost shipping container is found resting on the ocean floor and completely submerged. The container is 6.0 m long, 2.2 m wide, and 2.3 m high. Salvage experts attach a spherical balloon to the top of the container and inflate it with air pumped down from the surface. When ...
April 19, 2014 by Linda

Physics
Hey, it's me again, Can someone help me with this question? A water balloon is dropped from the top of a building. Assume the balloon does not break when it strikes the ground. If the water balloon falls a distance of 21m, what is the maximum temperature rise of the water ...
June 28, 2011 by Josh

Physics
A hot air balloon is hovering at an altitude of 6000 meters. The pilot decides that it is time to descend and turns off the balloon's burners. Once the balloon reaches the ground, the gas inside the balloon occupies 980 m^3 and is at atmospheric pressure. If the pressure of ...
February 18, 2012 by GRISSELL

science-biology
In lab, you use a special balloon that is permeable to water but not sucrose to make an "artificial cell". The balloon is filled with a solution of 20% sucrose and 80% water and is immersed in a beaker containing a solution of 40% sucrose and 60% water. Which of the folloing ...
November 19, 2010 by Tracee

physics
Some say that the hot air balloons with which the Montgolfier brothers performed their first flight had a volume of 1700 cubic metres and could lift 780 kilograms (that includes the balloon, basket and payload). Assume that the balloon took off on a day when the sea level ...
March 27, 2014 by Nick

Math
A hot air balloon is rising vertically. From a point on level ground 125 ft. from a point on ground level directly under the balloon the angle of elevation of the balloon changes from 19.2 to 31.7. How far does the balloon rise during this period? Draw a diagram when answering...
November 29, 2012 by Thalia

math
A design on a balloon is 6 cm wide when the balloon holds 44 cm to the third power of air. How much must the balloon hold for the design to be 24 cm wide? Since the "width" increases by a factor of 4, the volume will increase by a factor of 4^3 = 64, even if the balloon is not...
November 25, 2006 by Susie

ph 411
a baloon is rising at a constant speed of 10m/s. when the balloon is 1400 m above the ground a bullet is fired from a gun at ground level straight up at the balloon with a speed of 200 m/s. a) does the bullet hit the balloon? b)if so how high above the ground does it hit the ...

Urgent Help needed in PHYSICS!
A spherical balloon is inflated to a diameter of 20.0 cm. Assume that the gas in the balloon is of atmospheric pressure (101.3 kPa) and is at a temperature of 20.0 ˇăC. It is then taken by a diver 15.0 m under the sea. The temperature of the seawater at this depth is 16.0 ˇăC...
April 9, 2013 by tommy

physics
A recreational (open) hot air balloon (i.e., Pinside is approximately the same as Poutside) has a volume of 2227 m3 when fully inflated. The total weight of the balloon, basket, ballast and pilot is 1775.6 N (399 lb). How much less dense must the air in the balloon be than the...
April 4, 2012 by katie

math
bystander at the Pegasus Parade, is lying on his back and observing a large balloon of a cartoon character, floating directly above Broadway Street. He is located 32 feet from a point on the street directly beneath the balloon. To see the top of the balloon, he looks up at an ...
May 22, 2014 by luis

Physics
A hot-air balloon is accelerating upward under the influence of two forces, its weight and the buoyant force. For simplicity, consider the weight to be only that of the hot air within the balloon, thus ignoring the balloon fabric and the basket. The hot air inside the balloon ...
June 23, 2013 by Name

Physics
A hot-air balloon is accelerating upward under the influence of two forces, its weight and the buoyant force. For simplicity, consider the weight to be only that of the hot air within the balloon, thus ignoring the balloon fabric and the basket. The hot air inside the balloon ...
June 23, 2013 by Name

physics
The balloon contains 0.30 mol of helium starts at a pressure of 125 kpa and rises to an altitude where the pressure is 55.0 kpa, maintaining a constant 300 {\rm K} temperature. A)By what factor does its volume increase? B)How much work does the gas in the balloon do?
April 20, 2012 by I

physics
The balloon contains 0.30 {\rm mol} of helium starts at a pressure of 115 {\rm kPa} and rises to an altitude where the pressure is 55.0 {\rm kPa}, maintaining a constant 300 {\rm K} temperature. (A)By what factor does its volume increase? (B)How much work does the gas in the ...
April 22, 2012 by George

Calculus
A balloon is rising vertically above a level, straight road at a constant rate of 1 foot/second. Just when the balloon is 65 feet above the ground, a bicycle passes under it going 17 feet/sec. How fast is the distance between the bicycle and balloon increasing 3 seconds later?
October 25, 2011 by Jo

chem
A child receives a balloon ﬁlled with 27 L of helium from a vendor at an amusement park. The temperature outside is 304 K. What will the volume of the balloon be when the child brings it home to an air-conditioned house at 294 K? Assume that the pressure stays the same...
May 30, 2014 by reis

physics
A child loses his balloon, which rises slowly into the sky. a) If the balloon is 21.5 cm in diameter when the child loses it, what is its diameter at an altitude of 1150 m? Assume that the balloon is very flexible and so surface tension can be neglected. b) And what is the ...
March 21, 2012 by maria

AP Physics
A monkey is hanging from a branch located exactly 24 meters along the ground from the hunter. The monkey is 14 meters above the ground. The hunter aims directly at the monkey and fires a water balloon at the monkey just as the monkey releases his grip. The balloon has an ...
September 15, 2012 by Tom

Chemistry
A piece of dry ice (solid carbon dioxide) with a mass of 25.5 g is allowed to sublime (convert from solid to gas) into a large balloon. Assuming that all of the carbon dioxide ends up in the balloon, what will be the volume of the balloon at a temperature of 18 degrees Celsius...
February 24, 2011 by Jake

Chemistry
A piece of dry ice (solid carbon dioxide) with a mass of 25.5 g is allowed to sublime (convert from solid to gas) into a large balloon. Assuming that all of the carbon dioxide ends up in the balloon, what will be the volume of the balloon at a temperature of 18 degrees Celsius...
February 24, 2011 by Jake

ap chemistry
A 1.50 liter tank filled with helium at 125 atm is used to fill balloons. The pressure in each balloon is 950 torr and the volume of each balloon is 1.20 liters. How many balloons can be filled? Answer in units of balloons
February 9, 2013 by cheri

Physics-Help-I'm Stuck
If a balloon is made of Mylar(alumized plastic) instead of rubber, would it stick to a wall if you rubbed the balloon against a wool sweater? If a charged balloon is held a distance "d" above some paper bits they start to move. If the balloon is moved half as close, by how ...
April 5, 2011 by Ellie

physics12
The instruments attached to a weather balloon have a mass of 5.1 kg. (a) The balloon is released and exerts an upward force of 102 N on the instruments. What is the acceleration of the balloon and instruments? (b) After the balloon has accelerated for 13 seconds, the ...
December 11, 2011 by Hannah

Chemistry
What is the maximum weight (in grams) that 15 party balloons, each filled with 2 L of helium, can lift at STP? You can assume the weight of the balloon rubber is negligible and the outside air can be treated as pure nitrogen.
October 17, 2010 by Erika

chemistry- thank you
What is the maximum weight (in grams) that 15 party balloons, each filled with 2 L of helium, can lift at STP? You can assume the weight of the balloon rubber is negligible and the outside air can be treated as pure nitrogen.
October 31, 2010 by Anthony

chemistry
A weather balloon is inflated to a volume of 27.0 at a pressure of 730 and a temperature of 31.3. The balloon rises in the atmosphere to an altitude, where the pressure is 365 and the temperature is -14.6. Assuming the balloon can freely expand, calculate the volume of the ...
October 12, 2008 by Lili

Math
A hot air balloon is observed from two points A and B on the ground A and B are 800 feet apart the balloon is east of both points the angle of elevation from A to the balloon is 37 degrees and the angle of elevation from B is 65 degrees what is the distance from point A to the...

Gas Laws
What equation would I use to solve this problem: The volume of a balloon is 3.78 L at 22.8°C. The balloon is heated to 42.4°C. Calculate the new volume of the balloon.
November 13, 2012 by Parkin

math
a hot air balloon is tied to the ground with 200 ft. of rope. The wind is pushing the balloon to make a 23 degree angle with the ground. What is the real height of the balloon?
December 10, 2012 by ss

Engineering
You have two balloons, one large (30 cm in diameter) and one small (15 cm in diameter) filled with helium. Both balloons are made of the same material (latex) and have the same unfilled material thickness (2 mm) and have a 3 cm diameter. You release both balloons at sea level ...
August 21, 2012 by bobby

Chemistry
Bill and Bob have been testing a new aluminised PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate) film and they now use the material to make helium filled balloons. Bill’s balloon is less inflated than Bob’s, and the latter jokes about it. However, Bill insists he has to be careful because if ...
February 8, 2012 by MM

Chemistry
Bill and Bob have been testing a new aluminised PET (Polyethylene Terephthalate) film and they now use the material to make helium filled balloons. Bill’s balloon is less inflated than Bob’s, and the latter jokes about it. However, Bill insists he has to be careful because if ...
February 8, 2012 by MM

science
With the class watching from a safe (and dry!) distance below, suppose the student drops the balloon and the balloon hits the sidewalk with a force of 20 N. How much work was done on the sidewalk by the balloon?
April 8, 2013 by Janny

chem (boyles and charles law)
A helium filled balloon has a volume of 2.75L at 20 celsius .The volume of the balloon decreases to 2.46L after it is placed outside on a cold day.What is the outside temperature in celsius?
April 28, 2013 by nene

what is between the helium particles in a helium filled balloon?
November 5, 2010 by charlie

chem
In 1897 the Swedish explorer Andree tried to reach the North Pole in a balloon. The balloon was filled with hydrogen gas. The hydrogen gas was prepared from iron splints and diluted sulfuric acid. The reaction is given below. Fe(s) + H2SO4(aq) FeSO4(aq) + H2(g) The volume of ...
November 16, 2007 by mel

physics
If you live in a city your stove can be powered by natural gas. This gas is mainly methane gas and has a density of about 0.72 kilograms per cubic meter. What minimum sized balloon would you have to fill in order to be able to be lifted into the air? Take your mass to be 75 ...
March 14, 2012 by dale

Hot-air balloon
A hot-air balloon is 180 ft above the ground when a motorcycle passes directly beneath it (travelling in a straight line on a horizontal road) going at a constant speed of 60 ft/s. If the balloon is rising vertically at a rate of 15 ft/s, what is the rate of change of the ...
March 15, 2011 by Jake

math
the volume of a small balloon is 2 liters and a larger balloon is 5 liters. the small balloon is increased at a rate of 0.3 per sec. larger balloon is decreased at a rate of 0.12 liters per sec. after how many seconds will the two balloon have the same liters.
February 13, 2013 by kitty

physics
A balloon of total mass 840 kg is rising vertically with constant speed. As a result of releasing some ballast, the balloon immediately accelerates at 0.5 m/s˛. Calculate the mass of the ballast released.
April 6, 2012 by Ava

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