Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 5 - Sections 5.1-5.10 - Exercises - Review Questions: 9

Answer

Extra long snorkels would not work because of the larger pressure exerted by water at a larger depth.

Work Step by Step

Since pressure and volume are inversely related at constant temperature, then the increased pressure causes the chest cavity and lungs to compress resulting in air flowing out of the lungs, making it impossible to breathe.
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