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Hikers have noticed that a sealed bag of potato chips puffs up when taken to the top of a mountain. Suppose that at the valley floor below, the air pressure is 1.0 atm, temperature is 25°C, and the volume of the chip bag is 0.985 L. At the top of the mountain, the temperature is 22°C and the chip bag has puffed up to 1.030 L. What is the air pressure on top of the mountain?

Melissa Norris

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Whitney Matthews on January 13, 2019

0.95 atm is the answer

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