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# How can you prove that a air takes space?

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###### January 21, 2008 5:28AM

Blow up a balloon or inflate a tire.

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How can air not take up space. I mean, does nitrogen takes up
space? So you would think that if you can condense, it then it
takes up space. If it did not take up space then your lungs would
fill up with nothingness which is a vacuum causing your lungs to
rupture and your whole body ,would ,essentially decompress ( also
it causes atmospheric pressure).

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Matter is anything that has volume and weight. To prove that air
occupies space. Simply blow a balloon to prove air occupies space.
To prove air has weight Tie a inflated balloons to a ruler and
burst one of them. The side of the ruler with an inflated balloon
will move down. To prove that air has weight.