Problem: A hot air balloon is filled with 1.19 x 106 L of an ideal gas on a cool morning (11°C). The air is heated to 129°C. What is the volume of the air in the balloon after it is heated? Assume that none of the gas escapes from the balloon.

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Acc. to Charles' Law, temperature and volume are directly proportional:

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A hot air balloon is filled with 1.19 x 106 L of an ideal gas on a cool morning (11°C). The air is heated to 129°C. What is the volume of the air in the balloon after it is heated? Assume that none of the gas escapes from the balloon.

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