# If #18 L# of a gas at room temperature exerts a pressure of #15 kPa# on its container, what pressure will the gas exert if the container's volume changes to #27 L#?

##### 1 Answer

Sep 7, 2016

Use Boyles Law.

#### Explanation:

Boyles Law states that pressure is inversely proportional to volume, or as the pressure of a gas increases, the volume of the gas decreases. Mathematically, it can be stated as:

In this problem,

Divide both sides by 27