College Physics (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32160-183-1
ISBN 13: 978-0-32160-183-4

Chapter 10 - Temperature and Kinetic Theory - Learning Path Questions and Exercises - Exercises - Page 383: 26



Work Step by Step

By ideal gas law : PV=NRT; T=78F=298.7K $\frac{P}{NR}=\frac{298.7}{3.5}=85.3$ For T=48F=282K $V=\frac{282}{85.3}=3.3L$ Thus, volume decreased by $3.5-3.3=0.2L$
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