Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

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

Chapter 10 - Gases - Exercises - Page 432: 10.5


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
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