Chemistry in your Future
Whilescuba-diving with some friends, yousurface to find that one of the party is barely conscious and appears to be in pain. The group had been exploring areef 150 feet below the surface anddidn’t notice when this person surfacedmuch earlier than the rest. Three of youimmediately force this diver back down100 feet and slowly bring him up instages of 50 feet, staying at each depthfor about 30 minutes. At the end of the process, he is fully recovered. Thecertified divers in the group knew howto handle the emergency, but you are theonly one who studied chemistry and canexplain what occurred. It has to do withthe material in Chapter 5.
The Physical Properties of Gases