Explore BrainMass
Share

Working with a helium balloon.

This content was STOLEN from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

If a helium balloon breaks loose it rises into the atmosphere and at some point bursts. Explain why?

© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 24, 2018, 6:50 pm ad1c9bdddf
https://brainmass.com/chemistry/physical-chemistry/working-with-a-helium-balloon-50472

Solution Preview

At very high heights, the pressure outside will be much less, so the ballon bursts.

Research has shown that ...

Solution Summary

Explanation of the asked question.

$2.19
See Also This Related BrainMass Solution

Energy needed to raise the temperature of a balloon of helium

A balloon contains 10 liters of helium gas at 17 degrees C and 0.99 atm. How much energy must be added to raise the temperature of the helium to 37 degrees C while allowing the balloon to expand and stay at the same pressure.

View Full Posting Details