# A sample of compressed methane has a volume of 648 mL at a pressure of 503 kPa. To what pressure would the methane have to be compressed in order to have a volume of 216 mL?

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Mar 14, 2017

#### Answer:

The pressure is

#### Explanation:

We apply Boyle's Law

Mar 14, 2017

#### Answer:

Well, Boyle's law holds that

#### Explanation:

So we solve for

Clearly, the pressure increases, here almost threefold.