# The volume of a gas is reduced from 4 L to 0.5 L while the temperature is held constant. How does the gas pressure change?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 3, 2017

It increases by a factor of

#### Explanation:

We can use the pressure-volume relationship of gases, illustrated by *Boyle's law*:

We're not given any pressure values, but we can solve this in terms of

So,

Therefore, the value of the final pressure is