Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 14 - Think and Explain: 73

Answer

The pressure triples.

Work Step by Step

According to Boyle’s law, PV is constant when the amount of gas and the temperature stay the same. V goes down by a factor of 3, so the pressure increases by a factor of 3. This is discussed on page 270.
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