Atmospheric Pressure

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    C-MET-AP-009

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

    Is pressure not lower in warmer air than colder air?

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    Louise Hahn
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    Louise Hahn
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    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

     

    • This reply was modified 2 weeks, 1 day ago by Louise Hahn.
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