1. Limited time only! Sign up for a free 30min personal tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Homework Help: 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.
  2. jcsd
  3. Dec 7, 2011 #2


    User Avatar
    Science Advisor
    Homework Helper
    Gold Member

    Ideal gas law? Do you know how to find pressure at a depth of 15 m?
Share this great discussion with others via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook