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Mylar vs. Latex Balloons

There are two main types of decorative balloons: Mylar® (a shiny, foil-like plastic made of polyester) or latex (a flexible material made from liquid rubber). Which one lasts longer? Why?

Problem:

Which type of balloon lasts longer: Mylar® or latex?

Materials: Three Mylar® balloons Three latex balloons Helium tank to …