# If #16 L# of a gas at room temperature exerts a pressure of #6 kPa# on its container, what pressure will the gas exert if the container's volume changes to #2 L#?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 1, 2016

#### Explanation:

When dealing with pressure-volume questions, it is important to remember that the two are inversely related.

With this in mind, if the volume of the container is reduced (like in the problem when it is changed from

To solve this problem, you can use an adaptation of the ideal gas equation:

Where

From here, just plug in: