I'm confused as to what equation I need to use for the following problem:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

A hot-air balloon achieves its buoyant lift by heating the air inside the balloon, which makes it less dense than the air outside. Suppose the volume of a balloon is 1820 m3 and the required lift is 2983 N (weight of equipment and passenger). Calculate the temperature of the air inside the balloon which will produce the desired lift. Assume that the outside air temperature is 0oC and that air is an ideal gas under these conditions. Express your answer in oC. The density of air at STP is 1.29 kg/m3.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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# Homework Help: Hot Air Baloon Problem

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