If a gas sample occupies 4.2 L at a pressure of 101 kPa. What volume will it occupy if the pressure is increased to 235 kPa?

1 Answer
May 17, 2018

$\text{1.8 L}$

Explanation:

From Boyle’s Law

${\text{P"_1"V"_1 = "P"_2"V}}_{2}$

$\text{V"_2 = ("P"_1"V"_1)/"P"_2 = (101 cancel"kPa" × 4.2\ "L")/(235 cancel"kPa") = "1.8 L}$