# What units are used in the equation pv=nrt?

Nov 16, 2015

See explanation.

#### Explanation:

For the ideal gas law $P V = n R T$ the unit of each term is the following:

$P \text{ in } \textcolor{g r e e n}{a t m}$

$V \text{ in } \textcolor{red}{L}$

$n \text{ in } \textcolor{\mathmr{and} a n \ge}{m o l}$

$R \text{ in} \frac{\textcolor{red}{L} \cdot \textcolor{g r e e n}{a t m}}{\textcolor{b l u e}{K} \cdot \textcolor{\mathmr{and} a n \ge}{m o l}}$

$T \text{ in } \textcolor{b l u e}{K}$