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 How many balloons does it take to lift a person?

Answer Helium is the lighter-than-air gas typically used in balloons, and it has a lifting force of about 0.03 lbs. for one 12-inch diameter balloon. Divide 100 lbs. by 0.03 lbs. to get 3,333 balloons nee... Read More »
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How many helium balloons does it take to lift one pound?

It would take 15 cubic feet of helium or two helium balloons to lift a pound. Air weighs .078 pounds per cubic foot and helium weighs .011 pounds per cubic foot. A helium balloon rises equal to the... Read More »
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How many helium balloons does it take to float a 30-pound child?

In the "Mythbusters" episode "Pingpong Rescue," the Mythbusters found that it took 3,000 balloons to lift 37 lbs., and 3,500 balloons to lift a 44-lb., 4-year-old child. The number of balloons it t... Read More »
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How many vacuum cleaners are needed to lift a person?

The vacuum cleaner uses suction to pick things up off the ground
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How many balloons does the mini helium tank fill?

Mini helium tanks, such as Worthington's Balloon Time disposable helium product, will fill either 30 or 50 9-inch helium balloons, depending on the size that you purchase. A small 20-cubic-foot re... Read More »
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