Chemistry (12th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0132525763
ISBN 13: 978-0-13252-576-3

Chapter 14 - The Behavior of Gases - 14 Assessment: 49

Answer

Exposing the balloon to colder temperatures will cause the volume of the gas to decrease. This happens because at a lower temperature, the gas particles have a lower kinetic energy and exert less pressure on the interior walls of the balloon.

Work Step by Step

Exposing the balloon to colder temperatures will cause the volume of the gas to decrease. This happens because at a lower temperature, the gas particles have a lower kinetic energy and exert less pressure on the interior walls of the balloon.
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