Problem: If a car tire is filled to a pressure of 32.0 lbs/in2 (psi) measured at 76 ˚F, what will be the tire pressure if the tires heat up to 121 ˚F during driving?

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Recall that the ideal gas law is:


PV=nRT


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If a car tire is filled to a pressure of 32.0 lbs/in2 (psi) measured at 76 ˚F, what will be the tire pressure if the tires heat up to 121 ˚F during driving?

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