Why Does the Atmosphere Become Less Dense as Altitude Increases?


The atmosphere becomes less dense as altitude increases because gravitational force decreases considerably as one goes higher up. As a result, the earth is not as capable of drawing a dense layer of gases near it.
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because as you go up, there's less gravity and gravity causes things to be dense.
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