Atmospheric Pressure

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    Please can you explain why the answer is higher and not lower.

    Is pressure not lower in warmer air than colder air?

    Louise Hahn

    Louise Hahn

    The question says at altitude, the atmospheric pressure in a column of warm air is likely to be:

    The correct answer is higher than at the same height in a column of cold air – See image


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