# The pressure on one cubic foot of air at -15.0°C was increased from #14.7# #lb##/##i##nch^2# squared to 23.1 #lb##/##i##nch^2#. What is the final temperature, in °C, if the volume remained constant?

##### 1 Answer

May 16, 2016

The final temperature is 133 °C.

#### Explanation:

Since the volume is constant, this is an example of a problem involving Gay-Lussac's Law:

#color(blue)(|bar(ul(P_1/T_1=P_2/T_2)|)#

Your data are:

We can rearrange the above formula to get