Why is it so difficult for the body to live at high altitudes? Give three ways the body adjusts to higher altitudes. Please discuss one.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 24, 2018, 6:47 pm ad1c9bdddf
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At very high altitudes, the amount of air that we breathe becomes thinner. Atmospheric pressure decreases as altitude increases.
The body adjusts to high altitudes by:
1. Increased ...
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If the temperature is constant then the atmospheric pressure P (in pounds/square inch) varies with the altitude above sea level h in accordance with the law
where Po is the atmospheric pressure at sea level and k is a constant. If the atmospheric pressure is 15 lb/in^2 at sea level and 12.5lb/in^2 at 4000 ft, find the atmospheric pressure at an altitude of 12,000 ft.
b. How fast is the atmospheric pressure changing with respect to altitude at an altitude of 1200ft?View Full Posting Details