Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285199049
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-904-7

Chapter 8 - Properties of Gases - Questions for Review and Thought - Topical Questions - Page 370a: 20


0.50 atm

Work Step by Step

$V_{1}=1.0\,L$ $P_{1}=2.0\,atm$ $V_{2}=4.0\,L$ Temperature and amount of gas are constant. Boyle's law states that $P_{1}V_{1}=P_{2}V_{2}$ (unchanging T and n) $\implies P_{2}=\frac{P_{1}V_{1}}{V_{2}}=\frac{2.0\,atm\times1.0\,L}{4.0\,L}$ $=0.50\,atm$
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