# A compressed gas has a pressure of 4.882 atm at a temperature of 8° C. The next day, the same container of gas has a pressure of 4.690 atm. What is the new temperature?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 29, 2015

The new temperature will be

#### Explanation:

This is an example of Gay-Lussac's law, which states that when volume is kept constant, the pressure is directly proportional to the temperature in Kelvins.

The equation is

**Given/Known**

pressure 1:

temperature 1:

pressure 2:

**Unknown**

temperature 2:

**Solution**

Rearrange the equation to isolate