Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (3rd Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0321993721
ISBN 13: 978-0-32199-372-4

Chapter 18 - Exercises and Problems: 78

Answer

No

Work Step by Step

The highest possible pressure will occur at the lowest possible volume. Thus, using the equation for pressure given in the problem, we find that the pressure is: $P = (1)(\sqrt{\frac{17}{8.7}})=1.39 \ atm$ Thus, the pressure requirement is met. We also know that the lowest volume will occur at the highest pressure. Thus, it follows: $1.5 = (1)(\sqrt{\frac{17}{V}}) \\ V=7.56 \ m^3$ The criteria are not met, for this is less than $8.7 \ m^3$.
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.