We are asked to calculate the new pressure when a 24.0 L at 6.0 atm expands to 36.0 L at a constant temperature.
Recall that the ideal gas law is:
The pressure and volume of a gas are related to the number of moles, gas constant and temperature. The value nRT is constant.
A sample of 4.0 moles of helium gas is confined to a 24.0 Liter balloon at 176 °C at 6.0 atm. The balloon expands while temperature remains constant to 36.0 Liters. What is the new pressure?
A) 2.0 atm
B) 3.0 atm
C) 4.0 atm
D) 8.0 atm
E) 9.0 atm
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