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Which of the foolowing occurs when a mass of air rises into the atmosphere?

A) it becomes warmer because the particles move closer together
B) it becomes cooler because the particles move closer together
C) it becomes cooler because the particles move farther apart
D) it becomes warmer because the particles move farther apart

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    C. The atoms moving apart lose Kinetic energy by expanding, KE is a measure of temperature.

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