If the temperature of a container of gas remains constant, how could the pressure of the gas increase?

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May 12, 2016

Answer:

By constraining the volume.

Explanation:

To a first approximation, #P=(nRT)/V#; if #T# is constant, #P# varies inversely with volume. And of course we could constrain the gas in a piston, which we could compress, thus decreasing #V# and increasing #P#.