#3.761xx10^1color(white)(.)"L"# of an ideal gas is in a balloon at #1.000xx10^0 color(white)(.)"atm"#. The weather changes, and the volume of the balloon changes to #5.00xx10^1 "L"#. What is the new pressure, assuming no change in temperature?
The new pressure is
This is an example of Boyle's law , which states that the volume of a gas held at constant amount and temperature, varies inversely with the pressure. This means that if the pressure increases, the volume decreases, and vice-versa. The equation for this law is:
Organize the information:
Rearrange the equation to isolate