Problem: As a balloon rises in the atmosphere, its volume increases.Does atmospheric pressure increase or decrease as altitude increases? (Neglect changes in temperature.)

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↓ P = ↑ altitude


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A diagram showing that as a balloon rises up through the atmosphere, its volume increases, so it becomes bigger.

As a balloon rises in the atmosphere, its volume increases.

Does atmospheric pressure increase or decrease as altitude increases? (Neglect changes in temperature.)

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