Problem: A fixed quantity of gas at 23 oC exhibits a pressure of 756 torr and occupies a volume of 5.32 L.Calculate the volume the gas will occupy if the temperature is increased to 175 oC while the pressure is held constant.

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The initial and final temperature and volume of the gas are related by Charles’ Law:


V1T1=V2T2


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A fixed quantity of gas at 23 oC exhibits a pressure of 756 torr and occupies a volume of 5.32 L.

Calculate the volume the gas will occupy if the temperature is increased to 175 oC while the pressure is held constant.

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