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Finding diameter of a bubble when it reaches the surface.

  1. Dec 7, 2011 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    A scuba diver releases an air bubble of diameter 1.0 cm at a depth of 15 m below the surface of a lake. What will be the diameter of this bubble when it reaches the surface? Assume that the temperature of the bubble remains constant.

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution

    Please help.
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  3. Dec 7, 2011 #2


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    Ideal gas law? Do you know how to find pressure at a depth of 15 m?
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