Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

Chapter 10 - Gases - Exercises: 10.5

Answer

The temperature doubles

Work Step by Step

Starting with PV = nRT If we have a fixed amount of gas (fixed number of moles, n) at a constant volume. The pressure is doubled while the volume is held constant: 2PV = nRT In order to balance the two sides, the Temperature must double: 2PV = nR2T or PV = nRT
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.