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Solution: Explain why hot air balloons float above the ground, and why the second story of a two-story home is often warmer than the ground story.

Problem

Explain why hot air balloons float above the ground, and why the second story of a two-story home is often warmer than the ground story.

Solution

We are asked to explain why hot air balloons float above the ground, and why the second story of a two-story home is often warmer than the ground story.

Recall:

Charles Law states that volume and temperature are directly proportional if pressure and moles are constant:

V = T (P and n fixed)

Or

V/T = constant

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