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Chapter 11, Problem 3E
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What causes the pain in our ears when we change altitude?

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The reason for the occurrence of pain in the ears with change in altitude is to be explained.

Concept Introduction:

The process in which two or more bodies exerts force on one another in a short interval of time is called collision.

The force per unit area is referred to as stress.

A molecule is a substance that is made up of two or more than two atoms of same or different element/s.

Explanation of Solution

The air pocket inside the ear is at the same pressure as the air outside. As the altitude changes, the air pressure also changes, and the air feels like pushing on the eardrum. Thus, the difference in pressure on the two sides of the e...

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