Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 14 - Think and Explain: 52

Answer

At higher elevation, the outside atmospheric pressure is less. The ball’s interior pressure becomes relatively more important with less outside to resist it, resulting in a firmer ball.

Work Step by Step

This is discussed on page 272, and shown in Figure 14.15.
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