# If we plot #P# vs. #1//V#, then do we get a straight line?

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Mar 20, 2017

We don't, unless the temperature is fixed. For simplicity, this is certainly true for ideal gases. The **ideal gas law** is:

#PV = nRT#

Solving for pressure we get:

#P = (nRT)*1/V#

Since mols *constant*

It is of the form