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The question is: Can you see air and how is it measured? And by air I mean the air we breathe. Please answer

asked Sep 30 '10 at 17:32

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what do you mean by air. air is vauge, and is made up of lots of different gases, so it depends on what she means by air

answered Sep 30 '10 at 17:33

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You can see AIR, well HOT AIR off a road and you can measure it by just opening a empty bottle.

answered Sep 30 '10 at 17:35

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Yes, you can see air. For example, one a cold night when you breathe-that's air that comes out, When it's a cold night and you pour cold liquid on the ground, you can see the air rise into a steam. You can also see the air you breathe when you breathe on a pane of glass or mirror. And as far as measuring it, well there's a website for that and it even gives you tables at the end. You can use if for a class experiment if you wanted to-it takes 3 people to do one experiment. Here's the link: chemistry.bd.psu.edu/aronne/Air%20S'05.pdf Hope this helps.

answered Oct 01 '10 at 15:33

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that is water vapor..i think he means air we breath..not water vapor condensing/evaporating

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well this is a good question

you cant see air directly however you can see some effects of it...

wind - a fan can move the air particles and you can feel that

diffraction - when light goes though high and low pressures of air it will bend

viscosity - how does the air impede an objects progression though it... a ball vs a feather... how do they fall... is related to pressure

that is just a few ways you can measure it...

answered Oct 01 '10 at 18:00

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