Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 14 - Think and Explain: 70

Answer

The buoyant forces on the balloons are the same when they are the same size.

Work Step by Step

The same-size balloons displace the same amount of air, and the buoyant force depends on the weight of the air that is displaced. This is discussed on page 271.
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