Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 18 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 3

Answer

When the pressure is held constant, a volume of gas starting at $0^{\circ}C$, which is 273 K, contracts by $\frac{1}{273}$ of its volume for a decrease in temperature of 1 Celsius degree.

Work Step by Step

This is discussed on page 338.
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