Chemistry: An Introduction to General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry (12th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321908449
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-844-5

Chapter 8 - Section 8.2 - Pressure and Volume (Boyle's Law) - Questions and Problems: 8.9

Answer

Due to change in pressure

Work Step by Step

Pressure of water is more as compared to pressure of air. When scuba diver ascends to the surface, pressure is decreased and air in the lungs expands. If it is not exhaled, it can cause severe damage to the lungs.
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