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a gas filled weather balloon floating in the atomsphere has an initial volume of 850 L. The balloon rises to a region where the pressure is 56 kPa and its volume expands to 1700 L. If the temperature remains the same, what was the initial pressure on the weaher balloon?

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  1. Use Boyles law

    P1V1 = P2V2

    Answer 112 kPa

    (850)(x)=(1700)(56) <--- Equation

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