Inflation

Why does an airbag inflate?

Gas is created, increasing n; and The added gas increases the pressure and then the volume of the airbag. for my fellow cheaters out there

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How many barrels of oil are consumed each day by cars?

Actually according to the EIA webpage: http://tonto.eia.doe.gov/dnav/pet/pet_cons_psup_dc_nus_mbblpd_a.htm We consume 9.286 million barrels of oil per day for motor gasoline.Actually, since you get 19.6 gallons of gasoline from every 42 gallon barrel of oil, the 20 million barrels of oil is the c...

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Does a hike in gas prices effect inflation in your economy How?

Fuel prices in general rise (Gasoline is connected to diesel prices) and this drives up the price of every single thing as every single thing was at some point moved using diesel.

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What happened in 1932 for western civilization?

Gandhi was arrested.Hattie Caraway was the first woman elected to the US Senate.Clara, Lu & Em, generally regarded as the first daytime network soap opera debutsThe first positron is discovered by Carl D. AndersonIn August '32 there was a Farmer's Revolt in the mid-westIn November, the German...

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What chemical makes an airbag inflate?

The airbag's inflation system reacts sodium azide (NaN3) with potassium nitrate (KNO3 to produce nitrogen gas. Hot blasts of the nitrogen inflate the airbag.

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How much was a car in 2001?

In 2001, a car cost about $10,000 - $20,000.

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How does an airbag inflate?

A number of different methods are used see wikipedia article "Airbag" for a pretty full account. The most intersting from a chemistry point of view is the original method which used sodium azide, Na3N which was detonated to produce sodium and nitrogen gas:2 NaN3 → 2Na + 3 N2The sodium metal was m...

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What can people do to encourage oil companies and or gas stations to lower the high price of gasoline at the pumps?

It's all about supply , demand, and Profit. That is not what anyone in politics is looking for. The fact is we make a ton of money on the taxes from this product. More then the oil companies do. Under the current administration we are doing everything we can to cause the price of fuel to go up, b...

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