We’re asked to determine what happens to the temperature of a fixed amount of an ideal gas at a constant volume when its pressure is doubled.
Recall that the ideal gas law is:
The pressure and temperature of a gas are related to the number of moles, gas constant and temperature. The value nR/V is constant:
Suppose you have a fixed amount of an ideal gas at a constant volume.
If the pressure of the gas is doubled while the volume is held constant, what happens to its temperature? [Section 10.4]
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