Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 13 - Temperature and Kinetic Theory - Misconceptual Questions: 4

Answer

Choice B.

Work Step by Step

A common error is to forget to use kelvin to measure absolute temperature. The temperature doesn’t double; It increases by about 25 percent, from 373 K to 437 K. Using the ideal gas law, with V and n fixed, we see that the pressure increases by the same factor.
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