# Given the following, what will the volume of the gas inside be if the hull of the submarine breaks?

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A small research submarine with a volume of #1.2 xx 10^5# L has an internal pressure of 1.0 atm and an internal temperature of 15° C. If the submarine descends to a depth where the pressure is 150 atm and the temperature is 3° c....

A small research submarine with a volume of

##### 1 Answer

Sep 7, 2016

If the hull breaks, the submarine would be flooded with water and the volume of gas will be zero.

#### Explanation:

On the surface, this may look like a combined gas law problem. However, since the hull breaks, there is no container left to hold the gas and the volume of the gas will be zero.