Problem: Which of the following will cause the volume of an ideal gas to triple in value? A) Raising the absolute temperature by a factor of 3 while increasing the pressure by a factor of 3. B) Lowering the absolute temperature by a factor of 3 while increasing the pressure by a factor of 3. C) Lowering the pressure by a factor of 3 while the temperature stays constant. D) Lowering the absolute temperature by a factor of 3 at constant pressure. E) Raising the temperature from 25°C to 75°C at constant pressure.

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Recall that for combined gas law, V is directly proportional to T while inversely proportional to P

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Which of the following will cause the volume of an ideal gas to triple in value?

A) Raising the absolute temperature by a factor of 3 while increasing the pressure by a factor of 3.

B) Lowering the absolute temperature by a factor of 3 while increasing the pressure by a factor of 3.

C) Lowering the pressure by a factor of 3 while the temperature stays constant.

D) Lowering the absolute temperature by a factor of 3 at constant pressure.

E) Raising the temperature from 25°C to 75°C at constant pressure.