# A container has a volume of #24 L# and holds #32 mol# of gas. If the container is compressed such that its new volume is #9 L#, how many moles of gas must be released from the container to maintain a constant temperature and pressure?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 26, 2016

12 moles of gas must be released

#### Explanation:

Let's use Avogadro's law to calculate the answer:

The number 1 represents the initial conditions and the number 2 represents the final conditions.

Identify your known and unknown variables:

Rearrange the equation to solve for the final number of moles:

Plug in your given values to obtain the final number of moles: