Problem: What is the definition of Boyle's Law?   a) Equal volumes of different gases at the same temperature and pressure have equal numbers of molecules. b) The pressure of a confined gas at constant volume is directly proportional to its temperature in degrees Celsius. c) The volume of a confined gas at constant pressure is directly proportional to its absolute temperature. d) The volume of a confined gas at constant temperature is directly proportional to its gas pressure. e) The volume of a confined gas at constant temperature is inversely proportional to its gas pressure.

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What is the definition of Boyle's Law?

 

a) Equal volumes of different gases at the same temperature and pressure have equal numbers of molecules.

b) The pressure of a confined gas at constant volume is directly proportional to its temperature in degrees Celsius.

c) The volume of a confined gas at constant pressure is directly proportional to its absolute temperature.

d) The volume of a confined gas at constant temperature is directly proportional to its gas pressure.

e) The volume of a confined gas at constant temperature is inversely proportional to its gas pressure.

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