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Chapter 11, Problem 6E
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What is the relationship between the pressure and volume of a gas?

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The relation between the volume of a gas and its pressure is be explained.

Concept Introduction:

According to Boyle's Law, the volume of an ideal gas is inversely proportional to its absolute pressure when the temperature is constant. This can be expressed as,

P1V1 = P2V2

Here, P1 and V1  are the initial pressure and volume and P2 and V2 are the final pressure and volume of the gas.

Explanation of Solution

According to Boyle's law, pressure and volume are inversely related at constant temperature. As the volume increases, gas particles are distributed farther apart, which reduces the collisions with the container, subsequently decreasing the pressure...

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