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 How many helium balloons does it take to lift one pound?

Answer 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 balloons does it take to lift a person?

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 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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How many balloons can a helium tank fill?

This depends mostly on the the size of the balloons you intend to inflate and the capacity of your tank. The temperature of the environment and the pressure the tank can exert also play a role. An ... Read More »
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